After spending two weeks in Canada and being largely removed from social media, I’ve found myself wanting to be away from the computer more and more. Posting random status updates seems futile and silly (hey, no judgement to others at all! this is just me and how I feel right now) Maybe posting a blog … More My BABY is Ready for School?!
And it was never a question of “am I capable?” But rather, would I actually enjoy this? Well, apparently so much so that I want more tri in my life, and I’m already aiming at the half ironman distance in Fall 2017. The Guelph 1 Sprint Triathlon was both exhilarating and humbling. There were 29 … More So I Did A Triathlon
I was robbed. Truth be told, I allowed myself to be robbed. … More I Was Robbed
Last week we spent a lot of time doing a whole bunch of nothing. The past 16 weeks were so training intense that evenings were spent going straight to the gym, come home and eat dinner, get Josiah bathed and ready for bed. A week off was much needed for us. Josiah loves exploring, and I … More Free Time & Exploring Grain/Dairy Free Diet
Back in January I was feeling kind of crummy. I felt out of control, unsuccessful, forgotten…mediocre. That was the word plaguing my heart. It wasn’t until mid February that I confessed these thoughts to anyone, even my husband. Training for a marathon became a way for me to overcome those lies and push past boundaries … More Now What?
I woke up just after 4 am Sunday morning of the marathon. I immediately ate breakfast – the same breakfast I’d eaten and trained with for several weeks. I drank 24 oz of water and started sipping on an electrolyte drink. I put my IT bands on both knees, made sure my bib was fastened … More What It’s Like to Run Your First Marathon
When I was 20 years old I ran my first half marathon. It was hard, it was amazing, it was utterly life changing, and I was hooked. Since then I’ve run a total of 6 half marathons, and after every single one I’ve said to myself – there is NO WAY I’ll ever train for … More My Inaugural Marathon – Training
Every time you or I start to grow weary and feel discouraged, we need to stop and “Consider Him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary or lose heart.” -Hebrews 12:3 So maybe this isn’t the best and most light hearted way to start a blog, but it’s the … More Unexplained Infertility