Tag Archives: Running

Conquering 13.1

Last month, I ran my first half marathon. To many conditioned runners, the half is merely a stepping stone on the way to full or ultra races. For me, it was a unicorn of sorts… a fabled, unattainable thing that … Continue reading

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What’s app?

Three years ago, I never would have believed I’d be one of those people tethered to a smart phone. At that time, I swore by my original BlackBerry. You remember the one with the little roller ball mouse, right? That … Continue reading

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Five tips for living a healthy lifestyle

Recently, a few people have asked me what I do to try and stay in shape. Like anyone, I struggle with food and fitness – and sometimes reminding myself constantly that “it’s a journey” just isn’t helpful. There are a … Continue reading

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Protein power

A few months ago, I discovered the importance of including more protein in my diet. Specifically, more lean meat. I realize this might sound silly, not to mention obvious, but I’ve pretty much followed the same food routine over the … Continue reading

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Fighting my running slump

Over the past few weeks, I haven’t been able to run outside as much as I’d like. I’ve also found myself stuck in a bit of a running rut, which I mostly blame on the weather. If I’m actually going … Continue reading

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The 10k trail run

A few weekends ago, my friend Leigh and I signed up to run a free 10k hosted by a local running group. Oddly called the Fat Ass Rockstar Trail Run, it seemed like the perfect way to ease into a … Continue reading

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My top five life changes of 2014

It’s that time of year when people start to look back and reflect on the past 12 months. The Facebook videos are circulating, the Boxing Week sales have begun and the New Year’s Resolutions are out in the universe in … Continue reading

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