Category: About me

5 key foods that support mental health (and a berry chia pudding recipe)

Four years ago, I was pretty unhealthy. I didn’t eat well and rarely exercised. This was a bad combination, but as I look back now, I realise that, not only was I inactive and didn’t eat well, I was also poorly educated on food….

Coach G (in training)

If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I am training to become a running coach. If you had asked me 4 years ago if I would ever see myself being a runner, let alone a running coach, I would have falling…

Seawheeze 2018 half-marathon – my training so far

Where has the summer gone? I feel like I was just starting (and re-starting) Seawheeze training, and now we are in week 10 – THE RACE IS IN 4 MORE WEEKS!!!! YIKESSSSS!  If you are training for this race (or any fall/autumn race for…

Runner safety

Hello! I’ve been doing a few early morning solo runs recently. There is something magical about being one of the first people out in the morning. Certainly where I live, the streets are mostly quiet, except a few other runners, dog walkers, and those…

Why I didn’t get a PB, and why I am ok with it.

I have been training for the Oak Bay Half-Marathon for the past 17 weeks. I put so much pressure on myself to get a Personal Best (PB) at this race.  Even though I have been running for a few years now, this past year…

Race volunteering is so much fun

If you follow me on Instagram, you might know that I was volunteering at a local 10K race this past weekend.  Since I started running 3 years ago, I have taken part in 9 races, and every single time I passed a volunteer I…

Chasing a Unicorn

It was a good job I had today off of work as I was glued to Instagram.  My IG feed was 90% Boston Marathon.  It was incredible! The weather, oh boy the weather was horrific, I can’t even imagine how difficult running today would…