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The Upswing

14w4d

The infamous second trimester.  It’s hard, hard to believe that we really made it here.  And yet, I’m still not breathing regularly…three miscarriages in a year will do a little something to your innocence, you know? 1,669 more words

Time

Cocophany Of Voices - The Final Few Steps @trailrunningmag @runnersworld 

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There’s 6 weeks left to get everything sorted, to finish physical training and mental training.

It’s getting trickier to balance work time and training time along side publicising… 305 more words

Running

Friday, June 5, 2015, "The School of the Bike"

Your bike is your teacher. You may call it Trek High, The Specialized School, The School of Schwinn, or The Giant School. Every biker is a student. 211 more words

Rounding First Base

11w5d

Bear with me.  I’m not a baseball enthusiast, but it just occurred to me that there are three bases to round before hitting home base in baseball, which in my mind, correlate to the trimesters of gestation.   380 more words

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Overwhelmed

10w4d

I remember, when I was pregnant with my son Clark, I was overwhelmed by the amount of information I felt like I needed (or wanted) to consume, the research I needed to do about all sorts of baby-having-and-raising subjects, and the sheer number of products and technologies I was led to believe (or already believed) I simply “couldn’t live without.” 574 more words

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mother's day yellowknife multisport club 5K race

Let me just say, I now have a first race under my belt. So that’s good. There will be fewer surprises next time.  I ran/walked the race and overall feel like I could have done better; like I am physically capable of more but sadly, mentally not so much.   808 more words

Excercise

transitioning to outside (or week 7, day 2)

I did my week 7, day 2 run around my neighbourhood on Saturday as opposed to on the treadmill and it was definitely more difficult than treadmill running.   636 more words

Excercise