A Few Random Thoughts on Waking Up Early

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Yesterday I read a blog post that one of my new favourite Canadian bloggers, Pretty Little Grub, wrote as part of Running with Spoon's Thursday are for Thinking Out Loud link up. I really liked her post, and the concept of rambling on about the random thoughts that pop into my head seems pretty easy, so I figured I'd play along too. Unfortunately by the time I finished putting together the end Continue Reading...

An Award from Wisdom, Courage, Power

Liebster Award

First off, I gotta say that I totally love Chris's blog name: Wisdom, Courage, Power - his blog is equally as good as the name so I'm completely honored that he nominated me for the Liebster Award! Here's how the award works (aka here's the rules): Each blogger posts 11 random facts about themselves. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you Choose 11 new bloggers to Continue Reading...

Enjoying My Morning Coffee

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Yesterday, I read a great post about coffee that was complete with pictures of some amazing and inspiring bloggers enjoying their morning Joe. Yes - we love our coffee!! The post screamed MEME to me, so I thought I'd kick start it.... This is me, just about to get my game face on, while enjoying my morning cup of coffee: (Don't ya love my FitBlogger mug?) And this is me, several hours Continue Reading...

11 Random Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

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On Thursday I was tagged by Fellow FitFluential Ambassador Sarah of SarahFit.com in this fun little 11 Random Things About Me meme: Post these rules: You must post 11 random things about yourself. Answer the questions set for you in their post. Create 11 new questions for the people you tag to answer. Go to their blog and tell them that you've tagged them. No stuff in the tagging section Continue Reading...

10 Things I’m Thankful For

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My pal Steph of Fit Mom in Training is posting a list of 10 things for 10 days, so I thought I'd follow along because this is a great way for us all to get to know more about each other. Today I'm starting off with 10 Things I'm Thankful For: My body - it's endured years of my training and running abuse, powering me through several full and half marathons, two triathlons and birthed and Continue Reading...

10 Reasons Why I Blog

Baby Amber at my recent 5k Race

Today is day 2 in the 10-in-10 series.  Along with Steph I'll be sharing 10 things about me every day for the next 10 days.  Today I'm sharing with you 10 reasons why I blog: (Side note: I started blogging after reading Bridget Jones Diary WAY back in the fall of 2004.) My husband was bored of hearing me talk about running - Seriously. I started blogging to write Continue Reading...

‘Fessing Up and Keepin’ It Real

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One of my favourite bloggers, Running Rachel, has asked us to 'Fess Up and Keep it Real every Friday.  Now my original plan was to keep up with Food Friday, but I haven't been able to find the time to type out some of our favourite recipes - Life is just too busy! (I guess that's my first 'Fess Up.) This week I've been lazy - not workout lazy - I've managed to find the time to run Continue Reading...