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Danielle

Kitchener, Canada
The life of a 25 year old certified personal trainer, runner, shopper and foodie! I believe in healthy balanced living. Read: I eat cake too. And no, not just on my birthday!
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A heavy heart by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don’t really know what to say here, so bear with me…I’m just thinking aloud, with my fingers. I received a text from my sister yesterday shortly after the news of th ... Read on »
Box jumps: 1 by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Not feeling the blogging this week, just not feeling it. Maybe it’s the WRETCHED weather? All I want to do is wear fleece and flannel and hibernate. Some stuff that ha ... Read on »
Power up! (SaltStick review & giveaway!) by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I was given a bottle of SaltStick capsules AGES ago to review for you guys. I don’t really use race gels/energy things during long runs as much– mainly just during race ... Read on »
Food + Fun Overload by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Whewwwww. So we left home Thursday night for extended Easter activities. Thursday night we went to my sister’s place for the night and just hung out. Friday we morning ... Read on »
Man up. by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So in the days post-race I have taken it pretty easy! Monday night was Passover, so I rebooked my bootcamp and we went to Toronto for the seder at my Aunt & Uncle’s. T ... Read on »
Around the Bay 30k Race Recap! by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We survived! Weee! So first of all, I wasn’t kidding you when I said I was going to strap on my CamelBak for the day and get hydrating. Worked ... Read on »
Race prep & kitchen fails by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Two days to race day! Well I shouldn’t really call it a race, because I will be running at a snail’s pace, but that’s fine. I usually do literally zero workouts on ... Read on »
Insert jaws music by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Whoaaaa! Firstly, I tried writing this yesterday (Monday) but our internet is the WORST, and I couldn’t upload any pictures. SECOND, insert Jaws music, because it ... Read on »
Happy Birthday Baby Blog! by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My phone alarm went off yesterday and up popped this little note: Grandma & Grandpa on my background   My one year bloggiversary! CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? Well ... Read on »
Ouch by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living HELLLOO! Happy March Break! I have no classes to teach this week so that’s pretty fun. Josh and I are currently at his parents’ house in Markham. Josh has an exam here ... Read on »
Run with me! by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi friends! If you’re in Ontario and are looking for some races to do this summer, how about the Toronto Yonge Street 10k on April 21st? I will be running with the ... Read on »
A successful mistake by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday for the first time in what seems like ages, I got down to serious batch-cooking business. I made protein pancakes (pop them in the toaster and voila), ... Read on »
New things & crazy 8s! by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So yesterday I was sore from Monday’s leg day, but didn’t really think much of it. So on Tuesday, I did 30 minutes of sprints on the treadmill (level 10, 30 seconds on/30 ... Read on »
Kilometres and kisses. by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend I went headed to my parents’ house again, so Josh could have some quiet while he studied. Lemon and I distract him by doing fun stuff. Seriously, Lemon is not ... Read on »
Family Day & my new child by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Monday was a rest day after my long run , which was wonderful. The whole fam (minus Josh, who had to stay home and study all weekend, womp) gathered up the dogs and went f ... Read on »
Winter running like a champ. by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living HAYYY So I just haven’t had anything exciting to tell you guys, hence the lack of posts. SOWEE. (I figure you don’t want to read uninspired posts any more than I want ... Read on »
Winter, you can go now… by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I have finally come out of hibernation and have begun walking home from the gym again! I missed my long run on Sunday because much of the sidewalks look like this: ... Read on »
Things I did this week by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was just not feeling the blogging this week, you know? Being cozy on the couch/doing nothing just kept winning! It was a pretty routine week, nothing exciting, other ... Read on »
Follow the yellow brick road! by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I had the funnest weekend of ALL TIME. Back story… Josh and I decided not to get each other Christmas presents this year, neither of us needed or really wanted any ... Read on »
Some Whining. (+ my new site!) by Danielle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi friends! I didn’t have the best day in the world, it started with a 5:15am wake up call, to go teach a small group personal training session at 6:00. When I got the ... Read on »