Motivation Monday: My November Goals

November Goals

  With only two more months left of this year, I decided that it was time to re-visit the goals that I set for myself for 2013 . I was really surprised to see that I've accomplished almost ALL of them!   I ran the Chilly Half I travelled to California and participated in the Ragnar SoCal Relay ran a sub 2 hr half marathon in May Competed in Iron Girl Triathlon, and set Continue Reading...

Motivation…. Uhhhh…. Thursday? Giving Thanks

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Happy Monday Thursday guys! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend! I have no idea how the week got away from me †" I meant to post this on Monday! Ooops! I had a great weekend with lots to be thankful for. I 'm thankful for the gorgeous weather Saturday morning that allowed me to run 18k (11.25 miles) while the world was still rubbing their eyes and trying to make coffee. This Continue Reading...

Motivation Tuesday: Falling Back into Fitness

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OK †" yeah it's Tuesday, which means I 'm a bit late in planning out this week's fitness. Sorry! I gotta admit that I do this weekly post more for me as it keeps me motivated (hence why I call it Motivation Monday Tuesday) and it makes me think about my plan and how it progresses me towards my goals ( Half Marathon on October 19th, and an Olympic Distance Triathlon next summer). Continue Reading...

Motivation Monday: Warning Contents May Be #Kickassimus

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Hey everyone! Is it Monday already?! How did that happen? The days are flying by at the speed of light, and before I know it my BIG GOAL RACE will be here! Yikes! This past week was a great training week for me †" it felt so good to be back on track with no family illnesses interfering. Now that said, the time I choose to work out (my work lunch break) lends itself well to having Continue Reading...

Motivation Monday: March Recap and April Goals

That Ragnar won't train for itself

Wow guys!  The first quarter of 2013 has really flown by!  I don't know about you, but my weight is creeping in the wrong direction... The more I run, the more I eat.  Sigh. I think I'm gonna have to change some things up in my routines, which I guess, is the point of this post, goal setting, and of periodic check-ins. My goals for March were: Finish the Chilly Continue Reading...

Motivation Monday: What Makes You Better?

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Today while I was out running I got lost in thought about how awesome I feel lately.  Usually winter really brings me down and this LONG winter should have had me BEGGING hubby to move somewhere warm and sunny and amazing (like I do every winter).  I wasn't able to put my finger on why I was feeling so great until I got home... Running. Lately I've run A LOT as part of my Continue Reading...

Motivation Monday: My Ragnar Training Plan

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Happy Monday everyone! How are you surviving this first day back to reality after the time change? I 'm completely exhausted! Though I 'm not sure if that's from getting up an hour earlier than usual today, or if it's because I had a stellar training week! This past week I put my nose to the grind and did every single planned workout on my schedule - It feels so good to be back at it! This Continue Reading...

Motivation Monday: Getting Fit with the Family

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Happy Family Day! Here in Ontario, it's Family Day weekend which means I got to spend an extra day with my three favourite little girls: Hubby spent part of it away for a much deserved guys weekend, so I got to play "Girl's Club" with Sierra, Brooke and Amber.  This also meant that I got the fun job of taking them to all of their activities and sports, including getting up for hockey Continue Reading...