I ran a marathon, I can do anything!

The experience of training for – and running – my first marathon has given me a lot of things. It made me stronger, helped me make new friends and allowed me to check a big item off my bucket list. But a sort of unexpected thing it gave me was a new motto (if you can call it that). Over the last few months anytime I’ve faced any sort of adversity, I’ve simply.. Read More

The post-marathon blues

I’ve spent the last week attempting to process having finished my marathon but there are still times when I think to myself, ‘Did that really just happen?’. After working so hard for so long, it’s incredibly weird that it’s over and even stranger to think about the fact that I’m no longer training for my first marathon, but that I’m actually a marathoner. Looking back on my time in Victoria — the race.. Read More

Day 18 – One of those days

Hey guys, So today was just one of those days… you know, THOSE days. Where you wake up late, get stuck at the office and in traffic, both ways. One of those days where you come home and try to make dinner and the open the chicken your boyfriend JUST bought and it’s bad. So you go to the store and return it and buy chicken that isn’t going to make you sick… Read More

Day 24 – Goodbye life, hello marathon prep

Status Update I am only one week into my 30-day blog challenge and it’s official, marathon prep has fully taken over my life. The things is, I really don’t mind. That was exactly my intention. You only run your first marathon once and when I look back on this experience I want to do it with no regrets. I don’t want to look back and think I could have written more, trained more.. Read More

Day 27 – Training-life balance

When setting goals and taking on new challenges in life, we all start out with the best intentions. But after you begin the training, or studying or planning required to reach your goal, it always seems that the process of getting there takes longer than we thought it would. While I believe any goal worth having is one that requires a lot of time and effort, time can often be the biggest obstacle to.. Read More