I may not be one for resolutions but I am one for reflection and this seems to be the best time for it. I know that this is when I would normally post a summary of the past week and while I have been very consistent with running and better diet, I had something else… Continue reading This Time it is About Me
Hiiiiiiiii folks. This week was going so well and I was getting back on track with running and weights and planks. That’s right: PLANKS! My diet was not too bad and my liver was staying intact (well until later this week when I have my work Christmas party). Then one of my dogs tried to… Continue reading Summary December 5 – 11
One of the problems with country living is that one can quite easily go over their wifi allotment, leaving one with internet service that is slower than molasses running uphill… in winter. Now I finally have enough time to sit down and waaaaiiiiiiit as every page loads. Winter finally came to southern Ontario so I… Continue reading A Summary…finally
My previous post and the comments that I received (thank you everyone who commented which makes this whole blogging thing so much more fun) got me to thinking. Kit is one thing, but what about the other things? Like what would I do differently or what went well? I am not an expert. I have… Continue reading If I Knew Then What I Know Now…
I’ve spent a lot of time going over that last ultra marathon and I think it goes without saying, I have been bitten. I think I was bitten that same day when I crossed the finish line: tired, muddy, sore and thought “huh I think I could do another 20 kms…” So was I happy… Continue reading Some of the kit
Huh. I just realized this was still sitting in my draft folder. A little late but never I suppose… And now we rejoin our tale on September 11, 2016, the day after I completed my first ultra marathon: When I woke up the next morning…well that implies that I was actually sleeping. To be honest,… Continue reading The Aftermath
So here is my report on the Ultra Trail Harricana which I ran on Saturday September 10, 2016. It’s going to be real and gritty: the good, the bad, and the shitty. It was a pretty surreal experience and took me a few days to try and make sense of it all. When the alarm… Continue reading And Here. We. Go.