First and foremost, let’s get something straight – the term “race” can be intimidating for someone who isn’t super competitive, experienced or confident in the activity at hand. BUT, what many newer runners aren’t aware of is that “race day” is totally synonymous with “a fun, organized running event with high energy and community atmosphere.”Continue reading “The Rookie’s Guide to the Rupert 8K Road Race and 8 reasons to participate!”
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Wow, it’s November!? Just over 2 weeks ago I was on my paddle board barefoot on the ocean, in short shorts and a t-shirt, and today on my run it was -2 and I wore PANTS. Such a sharp corner the season took but I like it! Every year at this time I go throughContinue reading “Hello, Fall!”
Runner’s Hysterectomy Recovery – day 39, still here!
Wow I disappeared for a bit there. When I was approaching this operation, I had a vision of myself moping around at home for 6 weeks, blogging each day for something to do and going stir crazy. It has been such a pleasant surprise, this entire process! The last two weeks my life has feltContinue reading “Runner’s Hysterectomy Recovery – day 39, still here!”
Marathoner’s Hysterectomy Journey- pre-surgery week thoughts & actions
Hello! Wow. So my plan to get super fit and race an 8k right before the operation kind of fell apart. I was definitely in denial about how burnt out I was from marathon training and Eugene, quickly followed by the Victoria 70.3 and a couple other fun events in there. I see now thatContinue reading “Marathoner’s Hysterectomy Journey- pre-surgery week thoughts & actions”
Next Project…Hysterectomy recovery from a marathoner & triathlete perspective.
I haven’t talked about this before on here, but my next project is not about running…well, I will totally make it about running LOL but that’s not really what it is. In late 2020 I had an abnormal Pap test, which is very common and half the people I know have had one of these.Continue reading “Next Project…Hysterectomy recovery from a marathoner & triathlete perspective.”
(Re-post of an old favourite) I don’t allow Alcohol to steal these 4 things from me anymore!
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