Turn It Down

Turn It Down

I get stuck in my head and have a hard time getting out.   People tell me to stop overthinking, to get out of my head. But it’s a hard place to get out of once you’re there.   The self doubt. The voice saying ‘you can’t do this’ is hard to ignore.   I...
Don’t Measure My Steps

Don’t Measure My Steps

These are my steps, stepping out of my comfort zone. These are my steps, leading me in this direction. These are my steps. To you, my steps may be unnecessary. To you, my steps my be immeasurable. But I don’t need you to measure my steps. You may question the...
And I’m Stumped…

And I’m Stumped…

The other day my friend asked me a question that stumped me. We were having a rather deep conversation and I mentioned how it’s becoming more difficult to write authentically about my kids because I don’t want to embarrass them or share private information about them....
Turning Darkness to Light

Turning Darkness to Light

Imagine a world of darkness; a world that you can hear, touch, smell and even taste, but can’t see. That is the reality for 36 million people worldwide. 36 million people around the world are blind. But 28.8 million of them don’t have to be because 80% of...
And That’s A PB!!!

And That’s A PB!!!

In January I wrote that my goal this year was to run a sub 2 hour half marathon. I’ve run 15 half marathons, but none of them in less than two hours. I gave myself a couple of chances to do it this year: The First Half, the BMO Half Marathon, the Scotiabank Half...
Run, Wine Tour, Rest, Repeat

Run, Wine Tour, Rest, Repeat

I’m very yin and yang; I like things to be balanced. I like running half marathons, but I also like vegging out on the couch binge watching Friends re-runs. I can go days without showering while we’re camping, but then I’ll soak in the tub for hours...