Halloween Freebie!

Oct 31

Halloween Freebie!

The truth is, I absolutely hate Halloween. Except for adorable little children in fluffy costumes, I don’t see that the holiday has a single redeeming feature. Blood, guts, decomposing bodies, horrifying monsters all decorating our kids and our streets, nasty kids out there wanting to create damage and havoc, and then weeks of sugar crashes. No siree. Not...

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What's cookin'?

Oct 24

What's cookin'?

I’ve got some stuff “on the burner” I wanted to share with you today. As many of you know, it’s impossible for me to not teach. That’s why I blog! Anyway, I’ve talked with a lot of people about walking since I did my marathon – and even during my training – and as we talked about fitness and training and the...

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Savouring the Journey.

Oct 22

Savouring the Journey.

I am a driven, type-A, hyper-focused sort of person – you probably hadn’t guessed that yet! 🙂 As I prepared for the last marathon I was so focused on the goals of each individual session, that I forgot to savour the journey.  I didn’t hear birds sing, or spend much time admiring the scenery.  I usually listened to a morning devotional on my...

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Overtraining

Oct 06

Overtraining

My Marathon Countdown – 6 days! (gulp!) It’s amazing what you learn about the human body when you start to do more intense training. Like the fact that you can go too far, too fast. I’m thinking this is where I am. I’ve learned that there are wise ways and foolish ways to train for a big event like a marathon. I’ve managed to...

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Come, Walk With Me, Week 6

Oct 03

Come, Walk With Me, Week 6

My Marathon Countdown – 9 days! Hello all! Today we’re going to start moving into some weight loss moves! I was stunned to see that I could go from a total couch potato, allergic to all exercise, to walking 300k a month, and not lose weight. Talk about depressing. So I did some research, and discovered the joys of interval training, and the weight...

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Come, Walk With Me, Week 5

Sep 26

Come, Walk With Me, Week 5

My Marathon Countdown: 16 days Welcome to week 5 – how are you feeling? The water alone should be giving you more energy and clarity. I’d love to hear your feedback! 1. Equipment Needs: Download next week’s “Pray-As-You-Go” podcasts either from their site or from iTunes. You will also need to buy some raw, organic almonds, and soak...

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