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Fundraising Update & Mabel’s Labels! by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I woke up this morning and realized I only have 47 days until the Run for Water ultra marathon. Gulp! I was in far worse shape at this time last year, having a bad calf i ... Read on »
What a difference a day makes... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last weekend I was pretty happy with having two fantastic long runs, 18 km trails and 24 km roads. This weekend was a bit of a different story… I wasn’t actually sure if ... Read on »
Stocking my pantry for success... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think one of my favourite rooms in our new house has got to be the pantry. Pantry love... In our last house we had a tiny little closet of a pantry a ... Read on »
Giveaway: Get Powered Up By Chocolate Milk! by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that I talk about chocolate milk a lot. And take lots of pictures with my chocolate milk too… And that’s b ... Read on »
An epic weekend of running... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I kind of had an epic weekend of running this past weekend. Wait a sec, don’t you actually hate it when people say ‘epic’? I mean, that's quite a big word to live up to, ... Read on »
Meal Planning Tip: Grocery Delivery by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As part of my non-running goals for 2014 I decided to start making a serious effort at planning my meals and doing my food prep ahead of time. All things considered, it’s be ... Read on »
Race Report: Cap Crusher 8k by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Short version: I ran down, I ran up, I came in last. Oh and I drank my very first cup of coffee. But I still had a great time… Proof you can still enjoy yours ... Read on »
Nikki’s Power Cookies! by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Good morning friends, I still owe you a race report for my awesome last place finish at the Cap Crusher 8k trail race this past weekend (did I mention it’s billed as Canada’ ... Read on »
Don’t be a fool this April 1st, join our DietBet! by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Okay friends, it’s time to get serious. A couple days ago I posted about getting myself focussed on my training again. I have just over a month until BMO Vancouver Marathon ... Read on »
Adventures in Squamish... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last summer I took the day to head up to Squamish and cheer on a bunch of friends running the Squamish 23 and 50km races . We cheered at a couple of the aid stations and fir ... Read on »
Re-focus Friday... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I feel like I write this same post every few months or maybe a few times a year. I think more accurately, it seems to be after each big race is over. There seems to be a poi ... Read on »
Where I Run: local parks by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You may have read about how I’m trying to work more trails into my day-to-day running. I’m beginning to see the uneven ground of the trails as a great strength and stabilize ... Read on »
Putting LA Marathon to rest... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s Friday and I’ve been enjoying my first post-marathon week to the fullest. As usual, I’ve eaten all the wrong things, way too much of each, indulged in more than my shar ... Read on »
Race Report: LA Marathon by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You’d think that writing a blog post about a big race would be easier because there would be more to say but it’s never like that it seems. I find the bigger races, the ones ... Read on »
Race Report: LA Big 5k by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Holy cow, that was a busy weekend but I’m home again, somewhat rested and oh so back to reality (lots of cleaning, multiple loads of laundry and two haircuts done on the boy ... Read on »
An Ode to LA... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My bags are all packed, I’m flying awayI’m going to LA for a marathon today!I’m excited, nervous, hopeful and happy,Really just hoping my race isn’t crappy. I packed wh ... Read on »
Top 10 reasons I’m running for water again... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last year I had the most amazing experience at the Run for Water Ultra Marathon . Physically and emotionally it was a pretty incredible day and I couldn’t pass up the chance ... Read on »
Race Report: West Van Run by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Alternate Title: The One Where I Ran the 5k and Almost Won the 10k… No, seriously. But I’ll explain that part later... My second race of this past weekend was the much ... Read on »
Race Report: Vancouver Hot Chocolate 10.4km by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love seeing new friends get into running. But not when they’re so much faster than me! Ha, just kidding. A little while back a good friend asked if I wanted to do her v ... Read on »
How to think about fuelling the easy way... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Over the last 6 years I think I’ve learned quite a bit about fuelling for my runs but it seems there is always more to learn. Most of what I know is based on experimentation ... Read on »