Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ready For Summer Challenge Week 9 & Weekly Update

I am participating in the Ready for Summer Challenge put on by Maren and Sarah – check out their blogs, these are two talented, supportive women! OK, for the Summer Challenge there are 4 categories to set goals for. 1. … Continue reading

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Weekly Link Love Vacation Edition – May 18, 2012

My vacation officially starts today, and I’m celebrating with a 4 hour workout. Yeah, I’m a sucker for punishment. 😛 So without delay, I’ll share with you my favourite links of the week – hope you enjoy! So this week … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Running Tips

I complain a lot. OK, well, Bruce says I do. 😉 And I like to make excuses to skip workouts – too cold, too wet, too tired, not enough time. But last Monday it was 28C (82F) – which for … Continue reading

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Weight Fluctuations, PMS, Hormones, and Bloating

OK, we’re about to get into the realm of TMI here… sorry to any of my male readers. 🙂 First, a little history – in September 2010, I had a hysterectomy. The doctors removed my uterus and one ovary because … Continue reading

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First Outdoor Ride of My Season!

On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, I got home from work to find this lovely surprise on my dining room table. 🙂 We had agreed not to buy presents because we’re going on vacation in a week, and then he … Continue reading

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