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Praise the Lord, God is good.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      0 comments

Everyday I wake up and thank God for another chance to improve myself. Every workout, I thank God for giving me the strength to finish. Evey evening before I go to bed, I thank God for my day and what I have accomplished with his help. I belie... Read more
Crap, it's been too long..
Saturday, August 29, 2020      3 comments

This is the oldest account/site I have active. I joined in 2006, wow. I can't believe it has been 7 years since I posted. But I am back again, resetting my life again. I've been through hell and back the past 7 years. It took me a lot of work to... Read more
May - Spring has finally sprung
Monday, May 27, 2013      4 comments

It has been a long cold old winter in these parts. The older I get the longer winter seems to be! :) Running is starting to come along and I have registered for a marathon in October with my sister. I hope I can stay injury free while ramping ... Read more
February: 10K never hurt so good...
Saturday, February 09, 2013      3 comments

This month started out cold like last month, but I was determined not to have any excuses when I evaluated myself at month's end. Sticky to my agenda, I ventured off for a 10K run in -29 temps. I was confident in the winter running gear I hav... Read more
January 2013. It's cold EH!?
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      2 comments

It's been very cold here in Nova Scotia, Canada this past month. Almost too cold to get out for some exercise....ALMOST. ;) Poper attire when running or exercising outdoors is very important. Always dress in layers. It keeps you warmer, plus y... Read more
Ending 2012
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      4 comments

The end of a very testing year for me. Dealing with the loss of my best friend and then my daughter took a lot out of me and my soul. I have been re-building that fire inside of me, that passion for things I have lost. It's going to take time. ... Read more
September to remember
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      2 comments

Well, the month of September was interesting. I found out I have Diverticulitis after having multiple infections in my lymph nodes and intestinal tract. Good news is, I'll be ok as long as I stick to a certain diet. I took 2 weeks off exercis... Read more
1 month down on the comeback trail and the scale says...
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      5 comments

You WIN! :) I lost 15 lbs in 30 days. My blood pressure is perfect again and my running is going good. A little plantar fasciitis in my left foot- Ouch! Looking forward to August. I hope you reading this are well and thanks for checkin... Read more
The sclae says...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      5 comments

3 weeks down on my comeback journey. I have lost weight all 3 weeks and am on target. BUT, you'll have to come back this time next week to find out how much I lost in the first month. Cheers... Read more
Setbacks, grieving loss and motivation...
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      7 comments

I have had some setbacks over the past 5 years of my journey, but none more great than the things I have gone through this past year. I have a number of health related issues, mostly with this bad back of mine, that have chipped away at my mot... Read more
June- bikes, hikes and swollen dykes
Monday, June 27, 2011      0 comments

June is almost gone but summer hasn't arrived yet here. Rain rain rain and floods. Good enough to get the road bike out though. I went for my first ride of the season and did 22KM. My bike was just out of the shop and worked great. It is going... Read more
May- Bluenose Marathon
Monday, May 23, 2011      2 comments

Ran in my first ever Bluenose half-marathon this week-end. The city was lively, the crowd was great and the course was filled with lots of sites and sounds. (and hills!) I ran it with my brother and sister. IT was my bro's first ever race. ... Read more
April showers and blue noses?
Thursday, May 05, 2011      1 comments

April is in the books, the snow is FINALLY all gone and things are going good. Finally feeling a stride start to come along and feel good out to 10 miles. I'm doing a half marathon with a few family members this month. I am really excite... Read more
Marching through March!
Thursday, March 17, 2011      2 comments

The month is half ways gone, as is the snow in these parts. I have been running through it all in low gear (and sometimes 4 wheel drive) and enjoying it -It has been a loooooong winter with lots of snow. I am feeling healthier than I hav... Read more
February made me shiver...
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      4 comments

Lots and lots of snow here in Nova Scotia this winter. We have been getting hit at least weekly with a storm. Today, another 10-15cm is coming down. It's been bitter cold as well. I was out for a run on Sunday for 7 miles. It was s bit slus... Read more

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