Fitness

Family Biking in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Family Biking in Niagara-on-the-Lake

My parents live in the Niagara Region of Ontario and I spent my high school years there (I mostly stayed in Boston once I went to college, but have spent a fair bit of time up there as an adult).  I headed up there this […]

5 Easy Hikes/Walks At Forillon National Park

5 Easy Hikes/Walks At Forillon National Park

Forillon National Park is at the tip of the Gaspesie Penisula in Quebec Canada.  It is a Penisula itself with the Gulf of the St. Laurence to the North and the Bay of Gaspe to the South.  The Peninsula is the tip of the International […]

Thoughts on Halfs and Water Balloons (TOL #1)

Thoughts on Halfs and Water Balloons (TOL #1)

Back when I used to blog on this domain I used to participate in Thursday’s are for Thinking Out Loud.  Because it’s my first time doing it in quite some time (and I lost my blog archive from back then) I’m starting back at #1. […]

Ode to treadmill

Ode to treadmill

People laughed when we first brought you home.  “It will be a coat rack before you know it”, people claimed.  “You run trail”, they told my husband. “What about your dog”, they told me.  But still we brought you into our house. As our basement […]

Corrected Headline: Why are slower runners racing?

Corrected Headline: Why are slower runners racing?

I’m part of an amazing support group of female runners.  We have women of all shapes and sizes who participate in our New Hampshire She Runs This Town Chapter (seriously, if you are in New Hamphire you should join us).  We have ladies who win […]

Chasing hills to drop the stress

Chasing hills to drop the stress

In early 2016, I was running hills everywhere.  In preparation for Big Sur Marathon I sought out elevation instead of speed.  Luckily, New Hampshire, even in the southern end, is full of hills.  Rolling hills, large hills, gradual hills, mountains and valleys, its harder to […]

Happy summer solstice 

Happy summer solstice 

I’m not a huge fan of heat, but I love daylight.  My biggest complaint about New England is that it’s on the Eastern side of the Eastern Time Zone. My parents live on the Western Side, so daylight is present for about an hour longer […]

Weekly Recap – Training for Nothing

Weekly Recap – Training for Nothing

I’m not training for anything right now.  Ok, I’m training to strengthen my left ankle (I had surgery in February) and to understand where my fitness is.  Ideally I would love to run a half marathon (or two) in October, but I want to see […]

Squat your dog challenge

Squat your dog challenge

Squat your dog challenge I’ve been seeing all sorts of adorable videos on the web of people doing the #squatyourdogchallenge.  There’s people who’s dogs are squirming the whole time, or licking them in the face.  Other’s can’t even pick up their dog, it’s so big. […]

Boston Burrito 5k for CJ Recap

Boston Burrito 5k for CJ Recap

In early February I had surgery on my left ankle to correct peroneal tendon subluxation and hopefully allow my ankle to heal from chronic instability syndrome. It’s been a long battle back from the surgery and I have a lot of work left to do. […]