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Now what? by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thank you all for being so nice and reading/leaving comments on my last post.  I’m still on my marathon high and have had quite a few days to rest, eat, and plan.  It’s comm ... Read on »
The best race of my life: PHX Marathon Recap by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Let’s just start this off with saying I absolutely hate writing recaps.  I am a horrible storyteller I feel like recaps are kind of boring.  Necessary but boring.  I’m not f ... Read on »
Some highlights… by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sadly, I am back in Toronto missing Arizona like crazy.  So many laughs, good times, fabulous people, and delicious food.  Oh, and just a little marathon thrown in too… I wi ... Read on »
Sometimes no plan is the best plan by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, today is the big day.  I fly out at 9am and land in Arizona around noon.  I’ve been packed for days but I spent last night doing so many last minute things - treated m ... Read on »
And that’s a wrap! by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve pretty much wrapped up my training (just a couple more short/easy runs left) and there is less than a week until my marathon!  Yesterday was my last long run.  Funny ho ... Read on »
Thinking Out Loud #10 – PLEASE DO ME THIS FAVOUR by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Nothing like a Thursday to put you in a good mood.  That much closer to the weekend and good things just happen on Thursdays, don’t you think?  Or maybe I just had a good da ... Read on »
My new boycott plan by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So remember way back when I decided to boycott Starbucks and their delicious sugar-laden beverages?  I am proud to say I made it through both Thanksgiving and Christmas with ... Read on »
That time I fell running by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was my final long-ish run before the marathon (I have 10 miles to do next weekend but that doesn’t even feel “long” to me anymore).  I had 15 miles on tap today and de ... Read on »
I got real lucky by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy SUNDAY.  I’m pretty excited it’s a long weekend.  For you Americans — us Canadians have what is called ‘Family Day’ tomorrow which = day off = lots of time with my fav ... Read on »
Thinking Out Loud #9 – Thrive Energy Edition by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I feel like I haven’t blogged in forever.  It’s only been since Monday but still…forever.  This week has felt kind of busy and I’ve just been really tired.  I was at a Vega ... Read on »
I have a little tip for you by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So yesterday was my longest training run to date.  I had to do 20 miles (or 32km) and I was determined to do it outside no matter what the conditions were (too many treadmil ... Read on »
Thinking Out Loud #8 by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s that time of week again!  Thank you again to Amanda for hosting Thinking Out Loud Thursday. Let’s get random! 1.  While I was making dinner on the weekend I dropped a k ... Read on »
THIS is why by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thank all of you who congratulated me yesterday!  Your comments were so nice and I am so excited about all the good things to come.  I never ended up doing my run last night ... Read on »
Yesterday’s two exciting things by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday was a good day.  It was my “off” day so I got to rest my throbbing legs and just focus on eating and planning for the rest of my week.  I went back to work after t ... Read on »
How did that happen? by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I leave for Arizona in 23 days.  What. The. Heck.  How did that happen so fast?!  I may or may not have had a minor panic attack last week about it because I’m not quite sur ... Read on »
The Start Here Diet WINNER! by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Saturday! I’m just popping in to announce the winner of my giveaway.  Thank you to everyone who entered!  If you’re struggling with clean meal ideas, take a look at th ... Read on »
Thinking Out Loud Thursday #7 by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Once again I am linking up with Amanda for a collection of randomness!  I love reading everyone else’s ToL posts (you can see them all linked at the bottom of Amanda’s weekl ... Read on »
Checking in… by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I haven’t blogged since last Friday so I just wanted to pop in and check in with you all.  My grandfather passed away on Sunday so things have been quite busy.  He had just ... Read on »
GIVEAWAY: The Start Here Diet by TOSCA RENO! by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Friday! So it’s no secret that I am in love with Tosca Reno.  Her and I go way back to when I was in university and found her Eat Clean Diet book at the bookstore.  I ... Read on »
Thinking Out Loud Thursday #6 by Christina M Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m linking up with Amanda again for Thinking Out Loud Thursday, AKA a collection of random thoughts that I feel you just neeeeeed to know. Time to get RANDOM!  Are you read ... Read on »