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When your husband says no to a 10K hike
Saturday, March 25, 2017      12 comments

I tried to convince my husband to come with me on a 10K hike. He made "that" face. The one that says, I love you and you know I'll go if you force me but I really, really don't want to go. We decided on a 7.5K one, just the right length to ma... Read more
Camping in the rain with the twins
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      11 comments

My daughter called, "Let's go camping in the rain!" I have no one to blame by myself, this is how I raised her. We packed the girls up and headed out but of course a quick trip to get groceries first. ... Read more
Running, hiking and true love
Sunday, March 19, 2017      15 comments

The snow if finally gone and I dragged my husband out to my favourite running trail. Hands down the hardest one I do and last year I was excited when I finally got below 50 minutes for a 5K run. So many hills, very steep and rough trail. Gues... Read more
Puddle jumping and an attempt at a trail run
Sunday, March 12, 2017      9 comments

The snow is finally melting away here after a few days of rain. So what do you do when the snow leaves huge mud puddles and a mess everywhere? Why you put on your red tutus and go puddle jumping obviously. ... Read more
Yay it stopped snowing....oh wait
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      9 comments

Yesterday after a walk around the neighbourhood I was very excited to see the garden was still trying to come up, crocuses had bloomed under all that snow and the chives were starting to sprout. It was so exciting!! The snow was gone, here co... Read more
Determination
Monday, March 06, 2017      9 comments

The photos of the race were posted yesterday. I always cringe at these photos, let's face it there are very few people that take a good photo while running. I'm glad I looked though, it was a really good reality check to the weight I had gain... Read more
Race Day!
Saturday, March 04, 2017      15 comments

When we got up this morning Jeff and I looked outside. Snow. Are you kidding me? We both stood there looking, Jeff tried to convince me that it was just a frost. Uh, no. No matter, it's race day and the weather forecast had m... Read more
Spinning the whack wheel of weather mayhem for race day
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      11 comments

Just when we thought it was safe to get back to or regular February thoughts of cleaning out gardens and getting ready to mow the lawns this happened. ... Read more
Off with the bandage!
Monday, February 27, 2017      9 comments

72 hours has passed, I got to take the tensor bandage off the varicose vein and get back to working out. I looked, bruising is already going down, ripple is gone and I got ready. Not wanting to push and get myself caught away from home and ne... Read more
Just a needle he said
Thursday, February 23, 2017      14 comments

I was excited to see the specialist today about my varicose veins and was only expecting a consultation. Instead after looking at the veins and discussing my options he did a small procedure that should help get rid of the pain and swelling. ... Read more
Trail run season is officially open
Friday, February 17, 2017      17 comments

This morning I realized my meeting was not until Monday and seeing I was already dressed to run to it I decided to switch runners and check out how the trails were. I grabbed my new runners, so pretty, so new...so not ready for what is about ... Read more
Goldilocks and the 3 choices
Thursday, February 16, 2017      19 comments

Today I was upset by an event that I had no control over. I had a hard time letting it go and calming down. It was interesting to see how different family members tried to make me feel better. The biggest bear offered food. My husband... Read more
Nighttime Tami makes plans for Morning Tami
Monday, February 13, 2017      21 comments

Last night I decided I wanted to go to an early morning bootcamp this morning, it starts at 6AM. I let my husband know I would drive him to work and then go straight to the gym. "Get me up at 4:30 so I can get ready." "Starbucks won't... Read more
When in doubt, create your own path
Sunday, February 12, 2017      19 comments

After a snow storm, an ice storm, a power outage and tons of rain we finally are starting to dig out again. The ice storm was short lived and we were very fortunate to only lose our power for half a day. ... Read more
Walking in the snow
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      20 comments

We've been snowed in for a few days, breaking all sorts of records. Shoveling snow has become my new cardio workout! Opened the front door on Sunday to find this waiting for me. A wall of snow where my garden and view used to be. ... Read more

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