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City mouse
Thursday, June 13, 2019      10 comments

When I first met my husband we immediately hit it off, he made me laugh all the time but it was easy to see there would never be anything between us, we had nothing in common. I love camping, hiking and outdoors. He likes indoors, A/C a... Read more
The time has come the walrus said to step on the scale
Tuesday, June 11, 2019      7 comments

Hmmm...that doesn't seem quite right. After a month of not knowing where the scale was, being fearful of gaining and trying to decide if my chins are smaller or if it's just my imagination I finally found the scale. This morning it was tim... Read more
Running and finding the scale
Monday, June 10, 2019      12 comments

I signed up for a second race for the fall. I wasn't going to sign up but my local cheerleaders encouraged me to do it and put that old time I was unhappy with to rest. The race is hard, it's only 10K but it's a very difficult trail route, lo... Read more
Getting my run back on
Wednesday, June 05, 2019      7 comments

This afternoon we got hit with a rainstorm. Huge drops pounding down. I stood at the window watching the rain bounce off the river, loving my new view and I turned to my husband. "Perfect weather for a run." I looked at his terrified,... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What's motivating me right now
Monday, May 27, 2019      8 comments

Fear, fear is motivating me. I'm a daily weigher. I am in awe of people who can weigh in weekly or monthly. I try that now and then, but really it's code for I plan on over eating for four days, eat healthy for three and then put off we... Read more
River life
Saturday, May 25, 2019      6 comments

Tonight my husband and I went for a walk to look for the boat launch, turns out it's less than a five minute walk from our front door. The spot will be great for getting a canoe into the water, there's no motors allowed. I watched the fly fis... Read more
Pre-dawn run
Monday, May 20, 2019      5 comments

We're now in our new home and we love it. It's so peaceful, the neighbours are friendly and the renovations have started. True to any renovations attempt there have been snags. Wrong cabinets were delivered so I have part of a kitchen, wrong ... Read more
Bootcamp, home reno addition
Wednesday, May 08, 2019      5 comments

On Monday we officially take our new possession of our new home but the existing owner has been fine with us going in and getting the place ready to renovate. Today the floors and bathroom are coming out. Last night I also found out that our ... Read more
And then she ran
Thursday, May 02, 2019      5 comments

When Jeff got home from work yesterday I was standing dressed for a run. "I need to run." Wearily he looked at me and tried his best. "I thought you wanted to wait until after the move so you could dive back in." "No, th... Read more
Thyroid, running and kitchen
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      7 comments

Yesterday I had a great visit with my doctor about the thyroid tests. All the problems are being caused by one very large nodule that keeps growing. It means my thyroid is 50% bigger than what it should be and explains why it feels like I hav... Read more
Letting excitement get in the way
Monday, April 22, 2019      10 comments

It's always easy to blog when things are going great, scale is dropping, runs are happening and you are in that "ya, I'm awesome!" mode. Last week I gained a pound. I wasn't the least bit worried, a pound is just a fluctuation. Then thi... Read more
New home!
Sunday, April 14, 2019      10 comments

What a whirlwind it's been this week. We set out mid week to look at new homes. Our realtor is amazing and knew this had to happen fast. We have one month to find a place, pack and move in. After looking at a few, including one we thought we'... Read more
Thyroid test and no wheels
Thursday, April 11, 2019      6 comments

Today I have my test to determine the best route of treatment for my thyroid. In order to get ready for the test I have to fast five hours today before the treatment and then an hour afterwards. It's been super easy so far. I haven't felt the... Read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2019      10 comments

I've kept my head down the last couple of weeks waiting, not patiently at all. After eight months we finally sold our home. We needed this done, we have this huge house that we don't need and decided to reduce it to a price that would get it ... Read more
160KM completed in 10 weeks
Thursday, March 14, 2019      9 comments

I'm pretty proud of that. I signed up for the challenge specifically in the winter to make sure that I got outside and kept moving. There were days I definitely wanted to jump up and down whining about snow, ice, thyroid but I was determined ... Read more

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