Kicked Out For Running Too Slow – My Thank You 5 Years Later

Running too slow

THANK YOU!!! 5 years ago, you changed my life forever when I was kicked out for running too slow. 5 years ago, after knowing how badly I wanted to reclaim my life and how hard I was willing to work for it, you kicked me out of your running group. I can hold enough space […]

Supporo Compression Socks: My New Top Secret Running Gear

Supporo Compression Socks

This post is shared with you in partnership with Supporo Compression Socks, all opinions expressed are 100% my own! What’s the first thing that you think of when you hear compression socks? For me, it’s Grandma’s socks, but my friends at Supporo Compression Socks are leading the game in changing that perception with the cold […]

5 Easy Tricks To Keep Running So You Won’t Want To Give Up

One of the hardest parts about running is learning how to keep running so you won’t want to give up. According to an article I read on Healthline, a 2009 study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology found it takes 18 to 254 days for a person to form a new habit. The study also concluded […]

Lebert Equalizer Bars: Best Full Body Work Out At Home

There are a few shares that I’ve been working on that have recently taken a new direction given the self isolation. These amazing Lebert Equalizer bars are definitely one of those items. The Equalizer Bars were my most trusted items at home when I couldn’t get to the gym and now with gyms being closed, […]

Finishing Strong With Club16 Trevor Linden Fitness

Disclaimer: I received compensation and services in exchange for sharing my honest experience with Club16 Trevor Linden Fitness. Another year, another Vancouver Sun Run completed! If you’ve followed my fitness journey, you know I’ve been at this for 3 years now as a sponsored runner for The Vancouver Sun. This year, I also partnered up […]

A Spiritual Connection at Nectar Yoga BNB

Whether it was intentional or not, this years’ #Atozselflove yoga retreat took on a bit of spiritual feel. I wasn’t looking for a spiritual connection, however, as the giveaway for a spot on this years’ retreat concluded, my grandmother at the age of 99 passed away. My heart shattered into a million little pieces. I had […]

Recharge With A Yoga Retreat For Two {Giveaway} #Atozselflove

The time is here and we’re gearing up to recharge with our annual #Atozselflove Yoga retreat at Nectar Yoga BNB on Bowen Island. This year given that it’s the third year, we decided that we would host a giveaway for one person and a friend to join us for 2 nights of zen. When I […]

How Finishing A 10km Run Made Me A Stronger Mother!

Can you believe it hasn’t even been 2 years since those ladies kicked me out of their little running group? I put it out into the universe that I needed to find a stronger, healthier version of myself, and the stars aligned accordingly. It was only in finishing a 10km run that I became a stronger […]

A Shot Of Turmeric A Day Keeps The Inflammation Away!

It seems like every few months there is a new fad in the health & wellness department! It can be hard to stay on top of them all. Sometimes they’re so short-lived that they’re not worth getting into in the first place. Turmeric has taken the wellness department by storm. However, Turmeric has actually been […]

The Best BC Yoga for Self Love #Atozselflove

One year ago 4 acquaintances went to Bowen Island for the very first #AtoZSelflove Yoga retreat and in simple words, it was magical. Arrived as acquaintances and left as amazing friends. All in need of a little self-love for whatever reason and left rested and educated on how important yoga & meditation is for your […]

A Nutritional Struggle: Fueling Your Body To Go The Distance

Though it feels like eons ago, completing my first 10KM run was just mere weeks ago. I’ve had several people reach out to see what the hardest part about running a 10km was and for me, that answer was easy, it was nutrition! I had written earlier that I was one of those people who thought you […]

My Deepest, Darkest, Dirtiest Secret And How It Changed My Life!

You read the right. I have a secret! It’s gross and I’m not proud of it! Some people know this about me, some don’t! I’m always honest about it but you’d never believe it until I said it! I cannot hold it in anymore and now I’m ready to share my deepest, darkest, dirtiest secret […]

The Five things I Learned About Running and My Favourite Essentials!

August 31st, I set out on a journey to reclaim my life. I learned much about myself but also about a whole new side army of products that made running ultimately my favourite and healthiest addiction! Ultimately, I wanted to stop making excuses. The goal was to be able to play outside without being out […]

You Can’t Run With Us + Free Download

To the Mom who decided that I wasn’t fast enough to run with her, that I couldn’t keep up.  Who decided that she didn’t want to run with me anymore after my first time.. shame on you!  Thankfully, I am the most stubborn person I know besides my oldest daughter. You could have really done […]

I Let My Shame Over Power My Life! My Hard Truth!

I spent this summer and last summer hiding inside in shame. The heat has hit me in ways I’ve never know before. I used to live in the sun, couldn’t get enough! After 2 kids and a few years older, I am not able to tolerate heat any longer.  At least that is the story […]

Is Guilt Getting In The Way Of Your Wellness? #AtoZSelfLove

As women, we more often than not put our own well-being on the back burner!  I don’t remember the last time I made my wellness a priority! I say wellness because I am not just talking about my external self but internally we need love there too! I’ve always poured every ounce of myself into […]