{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

{A Sweaty Training Run and the Sun and Salsa Festival}

Happy Monday y’all. A recap of my Sunday…I had set my alarm for 7:30am and after several snooze buttons later, I dragged my butt out of the bed and laced up my running shoes for a solo 20km training run. I stepped out the door at 9am with my music and coconut water in hand … Continue reading

{Fitness: Why I decided to join the Sweat Collective}

I was cruising through Facebook this morning and came upon this trailer for a new movie called Endure. The brainchild of the New York based award-winning producer, author, playwright and Calgarian Melanie Jones.  Here’s an excerpt from their website: ENDURE is a ‘run woman show’ about marathon running, endurance sport and human resilience. I wrote … 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 🙂

{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