Motivation Monday: What Makes You Better?

when i run....

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 training for Ragnar So Cal.  Usually I only run 3 times a week, and usually not for longer than 6k, but because I'm training my body to be able CONTINUE READING →

Motivation Monday: My Ragnar Training Plan


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 is good because I'm gonna need this mental toughness to get through my training for: Training for Ragnar is different than any training CONTINUE READING →

Motivation Monday: Getting Fit with the Family


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 at a ridiculous early hour on Sunday. (I don't do early weekend mornings - that's hubby's job). Funny story #1: I was so out of it Sunday CONTINUE READING →

Motivation Monday: No Excuses


Hey everyone! Did you all survive the snowstorm?  Wasn't that insane?  We got hit with a good foot or more of the beautiful white stuff on Friday, so I had to work from home - thank goodness 'cause I quite honestly cannot stand commuting. That 2 hours a day I spend sitting cursing at the traffic could be better spent with my family. I digress... Here are some pictures of the snow in my backyard that I took on Friday: 8:00 am 3:30 pm Overall I think we got just over a foot? Today's blog theme is: No Excuses CONTINUE READING →

Motivation Monday: Getting My Blogging MoJo Back


Hey everyone! Oy †" I sure dropped the bomb on ya with the 31 day challenge, haven't I? Blogging every single day sure takes more effort than I originally thought and planned. Life gets in the way and here I am wondering †" do I pick up where I left off Day 19(?) and then post 12 more challenges? Is anyone even still interested? As for where I've been… I've been busy with Borden Lane Solutions My side business takes advantage of my WordPress skills - I transfer bloggers from free blog hosts like CONTINUE READING →