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AndSoiRan

Toronto, Canada
A mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend, co-worker ...who at 36 decided to take up running. This is my journey to learn how to run and live a fitter and healthier life style.
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Jillian Michaels Six week, Six Pack Challenge by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thanks to the IT BAND Syndrome that has plagued since May 2010, running hasn't progressed as fast as I would have liked.  As much as I have come to love running (i can' ... Read on »
Great Start to the Year! by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running ... according to the Daily Mile I ran 15km in December in total... disappointing I know!  HOWEVER today is Jan 9th and so far I have ran 32km!! I say that is a great start ... Read on »
No time for a Common Cold! by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been MIA from my blog but I'm glad to report that I have been running.  OH YES!! there has been running and lots of Pain free Running!!  Which I'm VERY happy abou ... Read on »
Back to Week One by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As you can tell there has been no running on this running blog for way to long. My last attempt to run 2 weeks ago didn't go so well, my IT Band on my left leg decided that ... Read on »
Your Secret by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running sometimes all it takes is an email from a friend to change your day around.  I received this from a friend today and it made me smile ...  Your secret from Jea ... Read on »
thank you by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the kind words on my last post.  You have been such great support to me.  THANK YOU!  I'm not qu ... Read on »
Zombie Bride? by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This year for Halloween I was thinking of wearing my Wedding Dress and being a Zombie Bride, might as well put it to good use, don't you think?  It's been hanging in the c ... Read on »
Giving Thanks... by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today I am grateful for the People that bring joy to my life.  My Family.My Children.Good Friends.  and Thanksgiving Dinner...  ... Read on »
Turn a New Leaf by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love turning the page on the Calendar.  Lets start over, so last month wasn't so great but this month you have a chance to make it better.  So let's just forget Septem ... Read on »
Cherry on Top Award by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  Laura over at live well, laugh often, run much gave me a blog award, how awesome is that?    1. Answer the question: If you had one chance to go back and change one thin ... Read on »
It's the most wonderful time of the year!! by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The kids went back to school today!!  I can't tell you how happy I am that once again schedule rules our house. The kids were equally happy about today.  S ... Read on »
why am I NOT running? by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running you might have noticed a lack of running this week.  last monday I saw my doctor about my IT Band and she felt like the next course of action would be a cortisone injection ... Read on »
Zucchini Bread by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I really love quick breads. They are super easy to make and always taste great. There isn't a weekend in the fall and winter when I don't make quick breads. It's great for s ... Read on »
Nua Swimwear Launch at Dolce by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What girl doesn't like to trade in their running shoes for a pair of heels?  Even more so when it is to Celebrate a Friends debut of her very first Collection.  ... Read on »
Toronto Women's 5k Race Recap by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What a great day for a Race, Sun was out and not one cloud in the sky, temperature was around 17C but it was a chilly one.  I have to say I have been really lucky wit ... Read on »
Toronto Women's 5k run DONE!! by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Chip Time: 32:20min! HA! that's 2minutes faster then my 1st 5k Race . I guess I have a new PR!!  Yes that's me crossing the finish line in the picture above, I hope he ... Read on »
Countdown to Toronto Women's 5k Run by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Only 1 more day until my 2nd 5k Race the Toronto Women's 5k Run  I'm really looking forward to this Race. There will be Firefighters at the water stations and also a c ... Read on »
Two Crumb Cakes One Picnic. by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last Saturday was Hubby's company Picnic at Sherkston Shores , it is located on the shores of Lake Erie and a great way to spend a Saturday. It is about a 2hr drive from Tor ... Read on »
It really does work!! by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, Yes it does really work.  The IT Band Wrap really works!! I know, I was the first to be skeptical how a simple band around your leg could make all the pain go away ... Read on »
This Run has been brought to you by IT Band Wrap by AndSoiRan Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thanks to Marlene and  Emz for suggesting the IT Band Wrap!! !!  What is a IT Band Wrap you ask?  It is a wrap with a compression pa ... Read on »