{Recipe: Melissa’s race recap, a Fresh Fig and Brie Tart and a GIVEAWAY!}

Happy Thanksgiving weekend all! Remember when I said I would get back to my regular blog schedule in the Fall..yea… The past few weeks have been craziness! The combination of training for my full marathon and taking on more freelance work has left me stressed out and drained. A typical day for me has consisted … Continue reading

{Quick post: “Winging” a half marathon and brunch at Laurier Lounge with the girls}

So I know I haven’t been talking about fitness in a while. I have still been consistently going to the gym about 4-5 times/week doing a combination of core strength classes and high impact cardio aerobics. However one thing I haven’t done in about two months is running (ran a medium paced 10km in Paris). … Continue reading

{Canmore half marathon. Done. Post-run beers and eats at The Drake}

Race #7 and my 3rd half marathon.. DONE. We woke up bright and early this morning and headed out just before 8am to drive out to Canmore. I sipped my ginger tea in the car the way there to calm my nerves (I always get anxious on race day). The drive took a bit longer than anticipated … Continue reading

{Fitness Saturday: How I prepare for the big race day}

Finally the weekend is here! Hope you all are enjoying your Saturday. So I thought I’d do a post on my race ritual seeing as my long awaited Canmore half marathon is tomorrow…(the pic is of a fleece hat we got in our race package) Here is a list of my routine and tips I’ve … Continue reading

{Fitness Friday: Vegetable feta flatbread and how I plan to run a better half marathon}

Another late fitness friday post this week. I was pretty tired from my run last night and just wanted to relax on the couch with a blanket watching a movie. First off, I came home after work and made the boy some dinner before he left for a baseball tournament. I needed something quick and … Continue reading