10 Things I’m Thankful For


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:

  1. 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 nourished three wonderful little girls:

    Brooke, Amber and Sierra (yes Amber was less than impressed with having her picture taken)ÂÂÂ

  2. My family – I’m thankful for the love and support they give me in all of my endeavours, no matter how insane they seem (like my desire to do a 1/2 IronMan distance Triathlon).
  3. My career – I love my employer and my job.  As much as I’m enjoying maternity leave, I also cant wait to return to work in 4 months from now. No JOKE!
  4. My iPhone 4 - Without it I’m lost! I use it to budget, track my running, communicate with friends and family, take pictures of the kids, plan our lives and get fit!
  5. My DVR – Without it I’d never get to see my favourite shows: Dr. Oz, Dr. Phil, Oprah, Glee and Biggest Loser.  (What shows do YOU watch?)
  6. My jogging stroller/bicycle trailer – it’s a HUGE sanity saver! I push or pull my youngest kids all over town in it while my oldest cycles along beside me:

    LOVE this!!

  7. Where I live - I may be a bit biased, but I think Canada is the greatest country in the world to live in. (Though I could do without the snow).
  8. Crayola – their products keep my oldest daughters busy for HOURS!

    Sierra gluing "junk food"

  9. Chocolate Milk – it’s my FAVOURITE post-run, post-workout recovery drink (what’s yours?).
  10. YOU! My loyal readers – knowing that you support me keeps me motivated to exercise, workout, run and write – I love YOU!!

Now its your turn…. What 10 things are YOU thankful for? Write up your list and share it with us by linking up on Steph’s blog!

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