2016 Year End Recap

2016b Year end RecapThe end of the year provides a wonderful opportunity to look back on the last year of experiences and reflect on how they have shaped and changed us.  It also signals the start of a new and exciting year full of possibility.  Soon I’ll share my goals for 2017 but before I do its good practice to first to look back on the year.  Celebrate successes, acknowledge areas where I may have fallen short.  Identify what I can improve upon,  and simply reflect on the year and the impact it has made.  Without further ado….my 2016 Year End Recap

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

The holidays are a time when you reflect — on holidays past, the year past, those you have known, and even who you once were. For many, the holidays are very much about memories and traditions formed in childhood.  Our memories make up the story of our life that exists in our mind.   These memories can give us comfort, direction, inspiration, and hope.

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Augusts Goal Check-In 2016

2016 goalsAt the beginning of this year, I declared my goals for 2016 with 5 categories; fitness, family, fun, business, and financial.  I did this with apprehension, uncertain what to expect for the new year with a baby.

We’re 8 months in, and at this point I can confidently say that I’m on the road to finding a hybrid between my past and my future. Continue reading

Color Me Rad- Surrey, B.C. 2016- Race Review

Color Me Rad 2016This past weekend I completed my third Color Me Rad run in Surrey, BC. with my stepdaughter.   This years race was a return to the Cloverdale Fair Grounds, rather than last years Holland Park location.  Below is a review of this years event,  if you participated I would love to hear your comments. Continue reading

My First Month as a Mom

image1This past month as a new Mom has been an absolute blur. I gave birth,  I’ve cried, I’ve laughed, and I’ve been able to function with minimal sleep.  At times I have never been more happy in my entire life, and at other times I have never been more frustrated.  I think the best advice I’ve read lately from Austin Moms Blog is, You need to lower your expectations…..then probably lower them again.” Its taken me 24 days to write this post, and that’s OK, I have managed to get dressed almost every day 😉 Continue reading