A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A couple of times each summer I get a brief taste of what life would be like without kids. In between soccer and basketball and outer space and music camps, they enjoy some time at one of the most popular camps ever: Camp Nana! I am lucky enough that my mother lives only 30 minutes away and … Continue reading

Falling Back In Love…With Running

Falling Back In Love…With Running

I’m back! Life has been crazy on my homestead and while I know that is no excuse – sometimes life just happens. Yes, I am that type of runner that some of you just might relate to. First, running and I have a love/hate relationship. I love to hate it – especially when I get … Continue reading

Christmas in July! (Ragnar Relay Swag)

Christmas in July! (Ragnar Relay Swag)

Santa came early this year! Last week, I received my much-anticipated Ragnar Relay swag package from Another Mother Runner. This was one of the many perks associated with winning a spot on their Ragnar Relay Napa Valley team. As if the opportunity to travel to California and run on a team with my idols wasn’t … Continue reading

Road to Ragnar

Road to Ragnar

Napa Valley. I wonder if an hour goes by when these 2 little words are not on my lips or on my brain? … Nah. The countdown is on! In less than 2 months, I’ll be hopping on a plane to San Francisco (with flowers in my hair, as the song goes) to run like a … Continue reading

Demons on the Duathlon Course (Race Recap)

Demons on the Duathlon Course (Race Recap)

Picture it: I am standing at the race site in Sydenham, the morning of my first duathlon. It is pouring rain. My family is huddling under umbrellas. The race announcer is warning everyone to “exercise extreme caution on the bike course” because of slippery conditions. Alana is looking at me with wide eyes, gently asking me if … Continue reading

Always a Princess, Just Not This Year

Always a Princess, Just Not This Year

Well, the royal hoopla has started. Early registration for Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon opens this week to annual passholders and Disney Vacation Club members, and it will be open to the public next week. Having earned my tiara twice, I won’t be registering to renew my royal status this year. I am at peace with that decision. I … Continue reading

Princess on the Ride

Princess on the Ride

Where have we been lately? Well, I’ll tell you where I was yesterday morning. On a road in the middle of nowhere. On a bike I hadn’t ridden since the Fall. Riding past cows and sheep and horses, while being passed by trucks and cars and motorcycles. Noticing the roadkill and hoping I wouldn’t become … Continue reading

Toronto Half Marathon Race Recap

Toronto Half Marathon Race Recap

It seems like forever since Jodi and I escaped for a girl’s weekend away.  The Goodlife Half Marathon took place on May the 4th – only a couple of weeks ago!  Usually, our races are family friendly and often the girls are running along side of us.  Typically for me, as one of my girls … Continue reading