depressed enough to run?

have you ever been bored or lonely and thought to yourself, 'I should have a baby'... and then you get pregnant and you are like 'oh my word, what have I done'... similar to getting a puppy...  you are having an 'off' day and decide a puppy will fix it...  then you spend most of... Continue Reading →

burritos to the field

May is a big month... aside from the small thing called 'seeding' going on, there is spring hockey and baseball to get the kids to...  there is a yard to take care of and a garden to plant...  my birthday and Mother's Day all in the same busy month for the poor farmer to deal... Continue Reading →

I’ll try anything once (maybe)

if you are in a pinch, McDonalds fries and  Junior Chicken burger can be your pre-run 'carb' meal... this might gross out some of you 'pure, clean' eaters out there but my stomach is used to this and accepted it just fine... the farmer, our daughter and myself arrived in Saskatoon Saturday evening before the... Continue Reading →

run Catherine run 

  "It is not the critic that counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly;... Continue Reading →

I need Vaseline

 'success is never so interesting as struggle' - Willa Cather Boston Marathon today... tiny bit discouraging realizing that the men's winner ran a full marathon in the time I'm hoping to run a half... but watching and reading some of the stories going on surrounding the marathon inspired me as I headed out for my... Continue Reading →

have a day

 marathon training is no joke...  not that I've heard many people try to joke about it... but if they did try, I'd stop them in their tracks and tell them it is no joking matter... I was on death's doorstep sick a few weeks ago and then went to Mexico with the farmer, which I... Continue Reading →

morning meatballs 

when someone says to you ‘I just can’t find the time for that’ … what is your reaction? recently… due to a pretty intense winter depression fuelled by being 'holed up' in a rink booth and wishing to get outside more… I made the impulsive decision to register in a half-marathon for the end of May... Continue Reading →

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