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I would walk 500 stairs...
Monday, October 26, 2020      7 comments

Yesterday was a beautiful day so I changed up hikes and hit one I knew would have great view points. It was cold, frost on the ground cold since we were higher up which gave for a more challenging start. The trail I picked for my hiking buddy an... Read more
Finding my wall
Thursday, October 22, 2020      5 comments

This morning I popped my head into my husband's office and said I was heading out for a hike. When questioned I said I was going to do loops around the lake until I didn't want to go any further. It was a very crisp morning, those great fal... Read more
Hang on, which one was the dream?
Wednesday, October 21, 2020      7 comments

Last night my head was pounding, my cold was annoying me so I did what I shouldn't do. I took a cold tablet. This would be fine if I hadn't of take one four hours previously. I medicate well, or too well, depends on how you look at it I gues... Read more
Gloomy to some, beautiful to me
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      6 comments

The wet foggy days of fall have settled in and I love it. I love the way the fog sits on the water, sitting and watching the rain fall and the smell in the air. What I don't love is the cold I seem to have caught. A few sleepless nights, horr... Read more
Hiking and baby
Friday, October 16, 2020      7 comments

Late Wednesday afternoon I took my two hiking buddies up what I deem the worlds most boring hike. 6KM straight up a logging road. There is NOTHING to see as you walk up. I promised them it would be worth it. One declared she had seen views like ... Read more
Made it with no stress eating
Sunday, October 11, 2020      9 comments

This morning my daughter called with concerns about her swollen ankles and sudden weight gain. She's eight months pregnant and on preclampsia watch. She had it with the twins and I had it with two of my pregnancies so it's something I'm alway... Read more
weight loss is weight loss
Wednesday, October 07, 2020      9 comments

This week I'm down another pound. One pound at a time is fine with me and I celebrated this morning. I grabbed a shirt out of the closet that hasn't fit at all this year, put it on and shouted to my husband. Ya, that still doesn't fit. ... Read more
Walking the walk
Friday, October 02, 2020      4 comments

For several months I let suggestions get under my skin as I tried to find my way back onto a healthy path. "Just sign up for a race, it will motivate you." It didn't, it did make me frustrated when the races would come up and I wasn't abl... Read more
Hello fall
Monday, September 28, 2020      6 comments

This week I've logged 20KM so far in walks and runs. Yesterday Jeff and I headed into the city and walk around Stanley park. I love it there this time of year, not crowded, beautiful colours and a nice long walk. ... Read more
I came out of hibernation
Tuesday, September 22, 2020      7 comments

This month I have hiked over 70KM and trending to end at 96KM which means of course I want to see if I can hit 100. At the start of year I had become so lethargic I logged one .8K walk for an entire month. That was my exercise, less than o... Read more
The summer of 453KM
Saturday, September 19, 2020      4 comments

July 14th I starting completing in virtual races, since then I have ran and hiked 453KM. I have covered one race that took me along the southern coast of Australia and another that went around the Ring of Kerry in Ireland. I've just started m... Read more
Two steps from being a Dateline episode
Saturday, August 29, 2020      9 comments

For my husband's 60th birthday I planned out a hiking vacation in Whistler. Just a couple of hours from home but so much to take in and see that I thought he might enjoy. We did three completely different hikes. Day one was an easier 7K... Read more
Faster than a five year old
Monday, August 24, 2020      6 comments

Yesterday was my daughter's baby shower. Now normally I'm not a fan of baby showers, let's face it, their not the most exciting event to attend but had a few added pluses, there were people there I hadn't seen in years and I got time with the... Read more
Running in the rain makes you 50% more hardcore
Friday, August 21, 2020      11 comments

At least that's what the meme said that I came across. I took the day off for me today, lots of people had ideas of what I should do, I did none of it and instead headed out to the trails to push myself on a run. It was finally raining ... Read more
Meeting a goal
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      10 comments

Shortly after having my thyroid surgery (and eating all the foods ever) I got back into running and hiking. I had signed up for a 5K race to get myself back into the game but seeing it had been cancelled I opted to do a virtual race. Now my f... Read more

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