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by a-slow-5
Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:28 am
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: Batch cooking
Replies: 53
Views: 7125

Re: Batch cooking

We do big cooks quite often. We're finding it a big help this year with Bingerunner commuting for work so far out of town. Some our staples include: - meatballs - good in spaghetti sauce, sweet & sour meatballs, or with mushroom sauce - chicken breasts - cut into strips, coooked and frozen - gr...
by a-slow-5
Sat Feb 18, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Minto Run for Reach - call for volunteers: April 15
Replies: 79
Views: 2806

Re: Minto Run for Reach - call for volunteers: April 15

Marg, I can be available if you still have need closer to the day! It's been a while since I saw your "volunteer gang"!!!
by a-slow-5
Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:17 am
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: How do you stick to your healthy eating habits?
Replies: 61
Views: 8798

Re: How do you stick to your healthy eating habits?

Also making sure I'm hydrated plays another big role in my hunger or 'precieved' hunger . The end of the day, the Canada Food Guide has been around for a long time. And there's a reason for it. This is MY problem. I'm a boredom eater. If I'm doing mundane office work, the first thing I do is look f...
by a-slow-5
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:42 am
Forum: Gearing Up
Topic: small gear order?
Replies: 48
Views: 4550

Re: small gear order?

Avis wrote:I'd be interested in a short sleeve orange shirt. Maybe a sleeveless, too, depending on cut and style.


Me too!

Wishing there was a white sleeveless included in the mix. I have one from the original order and love it, but it's seen better days too!
by a-slow-5
Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Ottawa Beer Mile
Replies: 100
Views: 6928

Re: Ottawa Beer Mile

dgrant wrote:Friday, July 22. 7pm
Alta Vista area. PM me for location.

All are welcome.
Beer and bbq's on me.
The joke is on you.


So, what's the joke?
by a-slow-5
Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Couch to 5K (All Over Again) This time in Ottawa (pic added)
Replies: 27
Views: 1365

Re: Couch to 5K (All Over Again) This time in Ottawa

The first time at anything is always easy because you don't know what to expect! Good for you for tackling what you knew would be a tough comeback and making it all the way to the finish line of your first "return" race!!!! You inspire me, Kara! Good luck with the training. I'll be followi...
by a-slow-5
Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Injuries and Recovery
Topic: Turf Toe
Replies: 18
Views: 4713

Re: Turf Toe

A friend of mine was diagnosed with gout after complaining of pain in her foot. Turned out be a simple (is there really anything simple about a) stress fracture. (She didn't question the gout diagnosis as there was a family history already). I have a bone cyst in my big toe which is very painful whe...
by a-slow-5
Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:04 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Hello Thursday!
Replies: 41
Views: 1148

Re: Hello Thursday!

Put in 3K on the t/m this morning.

It is getting a easier and that's a good sign!
by a-slow-5
Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: FRIDAY FRIDAY
Replies: 37
Views: 2095

Re: FRIDAY FRIDAY

Marg wrote:I ran three times this week. It's been a very very long time since I've done that. :D!

TGIF... !!!


HEY! Me too! Yay for us!

Rest day today, except for the "mental" workout at work.

TGIF, indeed!
by a-slow-5
Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: A little perspective
Replies: 31
Views: 2123

Re: A little perspective

DougG wrote:Sometimes a little perspective is what we need.


Thanks for posting this Doug. I think we all need a little reminder once in a while, regardless of speed or age!
by a-slow-5
Tue Feb 22, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Monday Stat Holiday, Yeah Right !!
Replies: 47
Views: 1629

Re: Monday Stat Holiday, Yeah Right !!

The Family Day holiday meant an extra day at the gym for us (which was good since I was missing my yoga class at work today). Great workout!
by a-slow-5
Tue Feb 22, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Monday Stat Holiday, Yeah Right !!
Replies: 47
Views: 1629

Re: Monday Stat Holiday, Yeah Right !!

I thought the 'c' in HCcD stood for the massage chair at GL, his main training partner lately . . . :lol: Going to try my 2nd post-op run/walk on the TM today. The first one went well but knocked me out of all energy for the rest of the day. I'm hoping to build back up faster than this. First run p...
by a-slow-5
Tue Feb 22, 2011 7:22 am
Forum: Nutrition and Weight Management
Topic: What's for dinner?
Replies: 799
Views: 135091

Re: What's for dinner?

For dinner last night: pork loin roasted with apples and stuffing (special request from dd), mini potatoes (red and white), carrots, cauliflower and broccoli (with cheese) and apple pie with ice cream for dessert also prepared last night: orange chicken (this will be for tonight's dinner.... another...
by a-slow-5
Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Minto Run For Reach, April 10, 2011, volunteer?
Replies: 36
Views: 1607

Re: Minto Run For Reach, April 10, 2011, volunteer?

I'll throw my name in to the ring at this time and firm up closer to the date. Race volunteering is something I want to do more of this year! Thanks for posting!
by a-slow-5
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: Walking
Topic: I'm here!
Replies: 8
Views: 5866

Re: I'm here!

Like! Like! Like!!!!
by a-slow-5
Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:43 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Recovery Monday
Replies: 38
Views: 1553

Re: Recovery Monday

Back to the 5-day work week grind for me this week. Regular "rest day" for me from the gym but upon my return from holidays I discovered that we are holding hatha yoga classes 2ce a week at work. I assume this is an attempt at some team building, as well as an attempt at encouraging everyo...
by a-slow-5
Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Running in Punta Cana
Replies: 17
Views: 5196

Re: Running in Punta Cana

I'm happy to read that you and your family were able to get away for a while. Everyone (kids and adults alike) need time away to help heal and strengthen. You are lucky to have such a great support network to help you through these times. Glad you had a good vacation. (I too just returned from DR. I...
by a-slow-5
Thu Jan 20, 2011 7:45 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Thoroughly Thursday
Replies: 45
Views: 1388

Re: Thoroughly Thursday

Gym workout this morning.

4K on t/m. Core strength and good old fashioned stretching. That's it, that's all.
by a-slow-5
Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:51 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Tuesday Blues ...
Replies: 47
Views: 1805

Re: Tuesday Blues ...

No blues for me today. After yesterday's cwappy day, I was hell bent and determined I would get up early this morning for a gym workout! I chased the blues away! 2.25 miles on the t/m, 2k skate, legs, chest and back workout, and 100 sit-ups for good measure! No stretching though. :? I'll pay for tha...
by a-slow-5
Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Sunday....
Replies: 55
Views: 1525

Re: Sunday....

Safe travels Marg! Can't wait to hear about your vacation!

I'm sitting sipping a coffee, contemplating a second coffee and the gym. TBD! I know I'll feel better for it.
by a-slow-5
Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Thursday
Replies: 41
Views: 1192

Re: Thursday

1.5 miles on the t/m, plus a 3K skate workout. Weights and stretching. I was so tired this morning, I slept thru s/o's alarm and nearly didn't make it anywhere but I was so stiff I knew I needed to get up and do something to loosen up the tight muscles. I really focused on the stretching this mornin...
by a-slow-5
Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: two's day
Replies: 60
Views: 1890

Re: two's day

Unbelievable morning sky. We had a sort of ice fog so the air was filled with light ice crystals which created the most amazing light show. Off in the distance and even up close you could see these amazing streams of light shooting up into the sky(from all the street lights and parking lot lights)....
by a-slow-5
Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: The Hardest Day
Replies: 122
Views: 6538

Re: The Hardest Day

Deanna,
I'm late reading this. I am so very sorry to hear this news about your loss. Sincere condolences.
by a-slow-5
Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: SATURDAY time to sleep
Replies: 50
Views: 1581

Re: SATURDAY time to sleep

Gym workout this morning: 20 min elliptical (really slugged it on this one - combined weightloss program, level 5 and level 10 alternated). Great calorie burn! 3K on the skate machine (this should be getting easier, but, it's not!!! My butt muscles are burning not long in to this exercise and I'm fo...
by a-slow-5
Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: SATURDAY time to sleep
Replies: 50
Views: 1581

Re: SATURDAY time to sleep

Nick wrote:Slow and tough 14K this morning in fresh, wet, sloppy snow. Should have brought my YakTrax with me. Was supposed to be 20K but we cut it short and then went for bacon, eggs and home fries.....


Cut any corners today? :evil: :wink:

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