Tag Archives: Motivation

First Run Done

There are a lot of firsts for #TeamMyles2017 this year … first time for 2 teams… first time for 3 coaches … first time for getting up close and personal with lacross balls Training is underway, and it’s like the start of a new school year, or New Year’s resolutions to begin, or begin again […]

12 Hours Till the 10K

I cannot believe that the Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon Event Weekend is here.  In 12 hours from now, we will be lining up ready to run the 10K at 8:05 am.  This is everything that Team Myles 2016 has been training for since March 12th. I cannot express in words how incredibly thankful I am for […]

I own that hill!

All throughout our training I’ve been having a hard time on the hills in Point Pleasant Park. I decided on the first day that I wasn’t able to run them without walking and each time we run I mentally psych myself out before I even give it an honest try. With raceday quickly approaching I […]

Team Pride

For our last Tuesday training session we decided to forgo the hill and tackle the race route. Everyone was nervous and trying to decide the best running plan for their personal goal. I knew from the weekend that I could do 5k with no walking breaks so I decided to set my sights on that […]

Saturday 12k

On May 12 I had the pleasure of running in the 2016 CUA Lung Run with a few Team Myles members to help raise awareness for lung health.  We had team training that morning and had run 10:1s for 7-8k so I wasn’t sure how smoothly the evening run was going go but we rocked […]

Old Sole

I actually began writing this blog last week, but true to the story, life kind of happened in between… Last week I was feeling a bit weary. I certainly wouldn’t say unmotivated, run down maybe? Sometimes so much is going on behind the scenes, that it’s hard to know what to show on the surface. […]

Slow but sure

I’ve been beating myself up the past little bit and feeling like I’ve let myself and those who care about me down. I had goals set and fully expected to have reached my 100lb weight loss by now but this past year has been a rough one for me with a lot of life changes; the […]

Stepping outside my comfort zone

Although my fellow Team Myles members may have something different to say I’ve never been the type of person who likes being the centre of attention.  Hiding in the background became a safety mechanism for me after years of being overweight and new situations always bring on a sense of panic; so bootcamp style workouts […]