Oh The Lessons Of Spartan

Spartan Race Medal

Spartan, oh you’re a beast of a thing! There is a big difference between 5 kilometers and 5 miles.  Not only in distance but in my mindset as well. So, there we were at the starting line of the Spartan Sprint at Fort Carson when I was corrected…the course isn’t an easy 5k, but a 5 miler chalk full steep inclines. Well now, there’s a mind f**k for ya seconds before starting.  Ha ha. Good thing I have a sense of humour, and humility. Aroo!

I didn’t train for the race. In fact, I haven’t train at all. I’m also a full 50lbs overweight. Oh, and did I mention I was running this race with a bunch of badass crossfitters and Spartan racers?! Eeek! Continue reading . . .

Pranin Organic PureFood Smoothie Boosters – Review

PureFood Smoothie Booster

Pranin Organic PureFood Smoothie Boosters - are they worth it? To be honest, I've been a lover of Pranin Organic pretty much since its conception.  They are a Canadian company (yay us!) that make "100% organic, non-gmo nutritional products made entirely from plants".  Entirely from plants...how can that not make you smile?!? When they called and asked if I ... Continue Reading

Outward Bound Veterans Program

Outward Bound Canada

Ok, Outward Bound Canada Veterans Program. Get me the f&*k out of here. Now. Those were my thoughts by the first night, and the second, and the third for that matter. What the H-E-double hockey sticks did I get myself into?!? I'm uncomfortable, unprepared, unsure, angry, tired, moody, overwhelmed, and out of place. This just might possibly be just the ... Continue Reading

Let Me Introduce Myself…

My best friend and I have this thing.  We say "what a difference a year can make".  Every time we think we are going to yin only to yang. Forget plans...I like saying yes to random adventures too often and my best laid plans always seem to go sideways in the most epic (and later laughable) of ways. Life changes. We change. So with that (and the fact that there ... Continue Reading

Spinster? I Think Not.

Listen up all spinsters!

Spinster? Hmmm. Well I certainly did not follow the template.  You know the one where you have a life plan, meet a guy, have kids, and still manage a career?!?!? ... Continue Reading