Monthly Archives: January 2014

Curried Lentil Soup In Seven Simple Steps

This recipe sort of comes from Laura B. who seems to have stopped writing and it bugs me because I liked to read what she wrote. Anyway, she put this link for a lentil soup in my comments last week and … Continue reading

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The Olympics And A Little Bit About Me!

Hi you reading this blog right now! *waves* Did you get here because you googled Speed Skating Blogger or Speed Skating Writer or Speed Skating Blog? This past week has been cuh-razy in terms of the emails and pitches I’ve … Continue reading

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The Juggling Triathlete

You raced in a triathlon and are feeling all bad ass. And you should! Running a triathlon is hard and you should be celebrating that bad assedness. Now imagine swimming, biking, and running a triathlon…while juggling THE ENTIRE TIME. That, … Continue reading

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#FatBlast50

If you follow me on Twitter you may notice me using the hashtag #FatBlast50. My boot camp is hosting a 50 day challenge. No grains (except quinoa and buckwheat), no sugar (including added sugars in processed foods – fruits are … Continue reading

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What It’s Like To Meet Your Hockey Hero

Four months ago I received an email asking if I would be interested in being an extra in a Tim Hortons commercial. A famous hockey player would be involved but it was top secret. I’m all about experiences for my … Continue reading

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What Defines You?

I watched this after stopping 30 minutes into my 45-minute run because, well, because…no reason. I just wanted to stop. I wasn’t feeling it today. Now I feel foolish. If you watch one thing today, watch this. Lizzie Valasquez will … Continue reading

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Happy Burp-aversary!

This past weekend was cuh-razy with a Capital C thanks to getting rear-ended by another vehicle on the Saturday (we’re fine! Van is fine! It’s all fine!) and the pipes bursting in our garage on the Sunday. Although the pipes … Continue reading

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And Bam! Just Like That I’m Running A Half Marathon

I mean, I’m not going to be running it all, Bam! You need to train for that shit. It’s 21 kilometres, you can’t do it all willy nilly. Last week I wrote about my goals for 2014 and one of … Continue reading

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How Supperworks Can Save Your Butt

Next week I start triathlon training. I was supposed to start this week but decided not to put the added pressure on myself and just hang out with the boys. Unfortunately, this year I have the added challenge of not … Continue reading

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My Song For 2014

Last year my song was ‘Inner Ninja’ which seemed appropriate. Especially this part: It’s a feeling that you get in your lungs when you run Like you’re runnin’ outta air and your breath won’t come And you (uh) wheezin’, gotta … Continue reading

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