• It’s Thursday…which means it is time to link up with Amanda from Running With Spoons for Thinking Out Loud Thursday.  Normally I just share a bunch of random thoughts…but now it is time to share one random train of thought. Around this time last year I visited my doctor for my annual physical.  I had lost… [Continue Reading]

    Thinking Out Loud…Body Image
  • There were some definite ups and downs last week.  I had several nights where I barely slept and some stressful times at work.  I didn’t feel like my usual cheery self.  Even though I had the best of intentions with last week’s meal plan sometimes you just have to toss it out the window and… [Continue Reading]

    What’s Cooking 02.22.2015
  • Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their Friday Five Link Up!  Their topic for this week is on races to run in 2015.  I will admit my dance card is not looking as full this year as it has… [Continue Reading]

    Five Races to Run in 2015
  • Welcome to another edition of Thinking Out Loud, hosted by the lovely Amanda from Running With Spoons. I am officially registered for the Phoenix Marathon on February 27, 2016.  Luckily I discovered that I could defer my race entry to next year before the deferral deadline on February 14th.  I’m really excited that I’ll get… [Continue Reading]

    Thinking Out Loud 02.19.2015
  • Today I’m linking up with MCM Mama, My No Guilt Life and Run the Great Wide Somewhere to talk about treadmills.  If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time then you may know that I absolutely hate treadmill runs.  Unfortunately it is a necessary evil at times though! There are times when a treadmill… [Continue Reading]

    Surviving the Treadmill

Thinking Out Loud…Body Image

Thinking-Out-Loud

It’s Thursday…which means it is time to link up with Amanda from Running With Spoons for Thinking Out Loud Thursday.  Normally I just share a bunch of random thoughts…but now it is time to share one random train of thought. Around this time last year I visited my doctor for my annual physical.  I had lost […]

What’s Cooking 02.22.2015

Runner Leana Meal Planning

There were some definite ups and downs last week.  I had several nights where I barely slept and some stressful times at work.  I didn’t feel like my usual cheery self.  Even though I had the best of intentions with last week’s meal plan sometimes you just have to toss it out the window and […]

Five Races to Run in 2015

Friday Five races to run in 2015

Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their Friday Five Link Up!  Their topic for this week is on races to run in 2015.  I will admit my dance card is not looking as full this year as it has […]

Thinking Out Loud 02.19.2015

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Welcome to another edition of Thinking Out Loud, hosted by the lovely Amanda from Running With Spoons. I am officially registered for the Phoenix Marathon on February 27, 2016.  Luckily I discovered that I could defer my race entry to next year before the deferral deadline on February 14th.  I’m really excited that I’ll get […]

Surviving the Treadmill

Treadmill Survival Tips

Today I’m linking up with MCM Mama, My No Guilt Life and Run the Great Wide Somewhere to talk about treadmills.  If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time then you may know that I absolutely hate treadmill runs.  Unfortunately it is a necessary evil at times though! There are times when a treadmill […]

A Weekend of Great Eats and What’s Cooking

A Weekend of Great Eats

I mentioned on Thursday that Neil and I were celebrating our fifth anniversary of our second first date this past weekend.  We definitely celebrated with some amazing food and experiences! On Friday evening we kicked the night off with cocktails at Milk Tiger Lounge.  You can blink and miss this tiny hole in the wall, […]

Five Things I Love About Calgary

5 Things I Love About Calgary

Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their Friday Five Link Up!  Their topic for this week is all about love so I thought I would share the five things that I love about Calgary. June will mark the 9 […]

Thinking Out Loud 02.12.2015

Neil and Leana

Hello friends!  Welcome to Thursday…the perfect day for randomness.  I’m linking up with Amanda from Running with Spoons for Thinking Out Loud. Today is the fifth anniversary of my second first date with Neil.  See, Neil and I dated for almost a year back in 2007/2008.  We broke up and didn’t keep in contact with […]

What Should I Do Now That I’m Not Running?

action plan - stay active during injury recovery

Thanks to a diagnosis of patellar tendinitis, weak hips and tight IT bands I’m still on a hiatus from running.  Despite the fact that I had to cancel my plans to go run the Phoenix Marathon on February 28th (and therefore lost some money on that) I’m feeling okay with not running right now.  How […]

My Favourite Fitness Apps

My Favourite Fitness Apps

Today I’m linking up with MCM Mama, My No Guilt Life and Run the Great Wide Somewhere to share my favourite fitness apps for Tuesdays on the Run! I only have a handful that I use so I can’t wait to see what apps everyone else loves. Water Alert Pro ($1.19) While this isn’t exactly a fitness […]