Friday Faves: January Edition


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Hi Friends! When I first started this blogging thing, I hopped on the “Friday Faves” bandwagon, and for a few weeks I really enjoyed it. Then a week or so passed when I didn’t necessarily have any new favorites, and so I felt like I was forcin’ it, which is the last kind of content […]

January 25, 2019

19 Goals for 2019! (+Website Restoration update)


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Hi Friends:) For the past week, I’ve been doing a bit of reconnaissance on this blog. Here’s what I believe happened, in my extremely un-trained words: A Wordpress plugin malfunction resulted in about a dozen full backup files being saved to my URL’s disc space last June. With the disc space nearly full, the backup application then […]

January 13, 2019

The Worst.


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You know what’s the worst? Signing on to your blog to draft out a long-anticipated update and then having your entire website crash and burn when you clicked “okay” on an update. It could have been worse, but not much; My backup plugin had stopped functioning back in June for some reason, and so I […]

January 7, 2019

A Runner’s Holiday Survival Guide


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Hi Friends:) Anyone who follows me on social media knows that I had a wonderful holiday season this year, but only because I was very careful about self care and self preservation. The holidays were a really rough time for me for many years, but this year I was able to….. Happily PR in a […]

January 5, 2019

Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2018 Race Recap!


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Marathon #3 is in the books! A Little Background: I was actually supposed to run the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon back in 2017, but when I was diagnosed with a stress fracture in June 2017, I was sadly forced to defer my race for a year. I’d chosen Toronto Waterfront because it has an amazing […]

October 25, 2018

Summer 2018: A Highlight Reel


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(This is a brief re-write of a post that was destroyed in the great disc-space crash of ReadWriteRun in December 2018. It was re-written using the photo folders and notes from the original post. Enjoy! ) This. Summer. Was. Awesome. This was the first year I didn’t work or take classes over the summer; and […]

August 25, 2018

Summer Running Survival Guide


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Training for a marathon throughout the summer has been…interesting. I was used to wearing 15 layers and braving snow, ice, and sub-freezing temperatures in order to prep for all the spring races I’ve done over the years. But this whole “running in 80+ degree weather” thing? Totally new to me. Here’s how I’ve been making […]

August 20, 2018

All About Peru!


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(This is a brief re-write of the recap that was destroyed in the great disc-space crash of ReadWriteRun in December 2018) Hi Friends! I was so, so lucky to have the opportunity and ability to travel to Peru at the end of July/beginning of August. I chose to take an organized group tour for this […]

August 5, 2018