***While I am only posting this now, I wrote this over a year ago after finishing the 2017 Ottawa Marathon. Even though the words are over a year old, I felt it important to post them to give readers a baseline for all that has happened since then.*** I still have a hard time expressing […]
We have deemed this year “The Year of the Marathons”. Yes. Multiple marathons. Being on maternity leave this year has allowed us the freedom to travel and run. Baby girl flies for free and still likes car rides, so we’e taking full advantage of this! I work in retail which means I don’t generally get […]
Over the last year, my life has changed in more ways than I can count. The biggest change was the addition of a new member to our Ohana (meaning family in Hawaiian). Quick fact number one, we’re HUGE Disney fans. That’s a little Lilo and Stitch for you. Although I would consider this the most important […]
Pregnancy makes you do crazy things. For me being pregnant was easy. I know, I know – and I’m sorry to all of you who suffered through morning sickness, swelling, pain, fatigue and anything else that growing a tiny human throws at you. Truly, I am. I know I was blessed, and I am grateful […]
Early morning runs have always been a challenge. I need some fuel to get going but don’t want to eat much before hitting the trails at 6am. These little energy bites are delicious, super quick to put together and will give you the boost you need when you don’t have the time. Check out the notes below for the substitutions we often make. Don’t be afraid to experiment yourself. You could easily substitute raisins, remove the chocolate chips, add in some dates, you name it!