Monthly Archives: May 2013

Happy Friday!

And it is a Happy Friday because this is how I’m greeting my kids after school today Related posts:Why I RunWorking Out When You’re SickWhat Really Matters

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Dryland Training Has Begun

Last night was the first night of speed skating dryland training. First and foremost, it was awesome seeing some of my bleacher squad moms again. These are the moms who sit in the stands freezing our butts off three days … Continue reading

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Tim Horton’s Camp Day

Tim Hortons Camp Day is on June 5th. I’ve always participated in Camp Day by going to Timmies to get my medium double double because (a) coffee! and (b) my caffeine habit is doing something good. But I’m sure, like … Continue reading

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You Should Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

This week is weird. It’s my ‘big’ week meaning the week before my recovery week so I’m scheduled to train more. This week it’s 7:20 total and I’m on schedule to do…are you ready for this? 8:35. I’ve done everything … Continue reading

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Lolë Women

If you come here on a regular basis or know me in real life you’ll know I forgo fashion for comfort all the time. My group of speed skating bleacher moms saw me in the same pair of super comfy, … Continue reading

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Wetsuit

Ta da! I got my wetsuit! Actually, I got it two weeks ago but life has been busy and it takes me quite awhile to get into this sucker. Ten minutes and 30 pounds of sweat, to be exact. But … Continue reading

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Accountability

In 8 minutes and 24 seconds I can: Unload the dishwasher Fold a basket of laundry Answer my emails Send a card to a friend Play a game of UNO with my kids Pitch a story Make a run to … Continue reading

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Sporting Life 10k Mother’s Day Run

This is the third year in a row where I’ve run a 10k for Mother’s Day, running with some of my favourite people in the world: Erica, Sarah, and Katja. It started out in 2011 when I signed up to … Continue reading

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Knowledge Gives You Power: Or How I Learned How To Change A Bike Tire

When I went to get my loaner bike from Gears Bike Shop I was supposed to learn from Sasha how to change a tire and what equipment I would need to take with me when I was riding but since … Continue reading

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But First, Carbs

Guess what I’m doing right now? Cramming a huge bowl of cereal into my face because I almost passed out at boot camp this morning and it was my own stupid fault. I got up extra early because I slept … Continue reading

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