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8 'signs' you've just run your first ultra marathon... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of my favourite things about running a race is seeing the signs that people bring to cheer us runners on.  I love them all.  The serious ones "You can do this Mom!".  Th ... 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 »
#beaststreakbreak by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today is supposed to be Day 11 of the #beaststreak but I have to be honest…instead it’s Day 4 of the #beaststreakbreak. Yup. I’m confessing. I ha ... Read on »
#RnRLV Week: If it weren't for the last minute nothing would get done by ndscott Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sigh.  12:42am.  We leave for Las Vegas tomorrow, er, I mean later this morning.  Ugh. At the start of the week I had the best intentions to get everything ready througho ... Read on »
#RnRLV Week: Packing List by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Until this year I had never travelled for a race event before.  It's something I always wanted to do and it's turned out to be just as much fun as I thought it might be.  Bu ... Read on »
#RnRLV Week: To-do List by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Way back in April I made the decision that I would finally go run the Las Vegas Rock n Roll half marathon .  I think ever since I started running again in 2008 I have wanted ... Read on »
#RnRSEA Week - My "Injured Runner's" Race Day Strategy by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I feel a bit silly talking race day strategy when I've run fewer times in the past month than I have fingers on my right hand!  But after feeling discouraged about this for ... Read on »
#RnRSEA Week - Odds and Ends... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, this is it!  My last day at home before we leave for Seattle tomorrow.  I'll have a few hours in the morning to finish things up but in general today is my day for get ... Read on »
#RnRSEA Week - Our plans for Seattle... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am so excited for RnR Seattle week to finally be here!  The half marathon is only 5 days away!  While my body's pretty much been on taper for awhile now due to injury, I f ... Read on »
#RnRSEA Week - Packing List by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living #RnRSEA Week continues and today I'm all about perfecting my packing list.  The Hubs and I are leaving on Friday morning so tomorrow during the day I am going to try and get ... Read on »
#throwbackthursday | exercise goals then & now by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm borrowing this post idea from Tamara at fitknitchick.com after reading her post of the same title this morning. Tamara is a personal trainer and fitness guru extraordina ... Read on »
#Whole30 Week 2: Surviving Easter by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So after posting about how I was planning to make it through Easter weekend while travelling away to visit my in-laws, here's a little recap of how it went and also my secon ... Read on »
#Whole30 Week 3: Hitting my Stride... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What a difference a week makes.  Last week I thought I was feeling pretty good but still having a few "adjustment" issues like a few headaches, some tummy aches and typical ... Read on »
'Twas the day before Seawheeze... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 'Twas the day before Seawheeze, and my iPhone was setTo wake me up early,so into Vancouver I could get. We needed to pick upOur packages for the runAnd of course, do some ... Read on »
'Twas the Night Before Chilly Chase... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 'Twas the night before Chilly Chase,And all through my mind, Are visions of snow, ice and slushThrough which I'll grind. The race is tomorrow,And unfortunately last n ... Read on »
'Twas the night before the relay... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living ...and all through the house, the forecast still sucks, we're going to get doused! The forecast still says 90% chance of precipitation for tomorrow, except now it says som ... Read on »
1 week to go... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This morning marks the start of Week 39. Yep, hopefully only one more week to wait until our little guy makes his debut. I can't believe that after all these months, and so ma ... Read on »
16 km and counting... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I did something that I never thought I would do...I ran 16 km! Our running group normally does their long runs on Sunday mornings, but since we are going away to Seat ... Read on »
16km and counting... 4 Months Later by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, I know that I don't quite have the hang of this blogging thing, as it's been 4 months (!) since I last posted. It's not that there hasn't been anything of note in the ... Read on »
18 km and a tea party! by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today was our first of two back to back 18km weekend runs. I have to admit, I was feeling a bit nervous about today's long distance since it's been awhile since I've run tha ... Read on »