{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

{I Run to be..}

Fearless and strong. 42.2km..Here I come.. Of the 30,000+ entries, I found out early this morning on my Blackberry that I got chosen in the random draw to run the San Francisco Nike Womens Marathon 2011 this October!! Looks like we better plan our vacation 🙂

{My first race of the year and Korean sweet potato noodles}

Runners in Calgary are hardcore. We are not afraid to run, train and race through frigid cold temperatures 3/4 of the year and Sunday’s Calgary Policeman’s Half Marathon was no exception. I slept early Saturday night and awoke at 6am to THIS. What the heck, isn’t it supposed to be Spring!? That groundhog lies. Would you … Continue reading

{Fitness: To race or not to race..}

*This is kind of a long rant, so if you wanna just skip to my new healthy recipe for a yummy salad topper, scroll down to bottom :)* So it’s been awhile since I last did a fitness post, so I thought I’d give you guys an update on what I’ve been doing the past 3 … 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