Monthly Archives: May 2011

Warrior Moms

A couple of months ago my friend called me all excited and said “Google warrior dash!”.  The moment I saw the website, I knew I had to do it. The Warrior Dash is a 3.24 mile obstacle course filled with … Continue reading

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For the past week I’ve been nursing a neck/back strain.  Three years ago my family and I were in a head on collision with a drunk driver, on Mother’s Day, no less.   The kids were left physically unscathed while hubby … Continue reading

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Just Try

The name of this blog may be Speed Skating Mom but it’s so much more than that. It’s about getting out there and doing, trying, living…being. My seventh speed skating lesson, I brought Lisa out to video tape and take … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration In Daily Life

I was scanning through facebook one day when I came across this picture. This is my friend Jo-Anne.  The caption on the photo was Playing “Family-in-pyjamas-Midnight-Hide & Seek-in-the-hotel lobby/hallway” with the kids at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC. A family … Continue reading

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Going Outside Your Comfort Zone

Two questions for you: 1) What’s something you’ve always wanted to try but were maybe a bit afraid because it was outside your comfort zone. 2) If you had the opportunity to do it with someone, someone who would hold … Continue reading

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I don’t like running so it’s ironic that I found myself running a 10 k race on Mother’s Day…. BY MYSELF. To me running is a means to an end.  In order to do better at speed skating I must … Continue reading

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