Archive for Family

08 Aug 2012

10 Days to go

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10 Days to go

What do we do when life gives us lemons? Throw them away right?
I am not sure why I am feeling so anxious, and frustrated today but today was one of those days… We all get frustrated with things during the day, but like today I got so upset because my plant at work is not doing good, then I read the news about the beluga passing away at Vancouver aquarium; for some reason, it just added up.

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03 Aug 2012

16 Days to go

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16 Days to go

I have been craving to do this run for couple of weeks now. I went to the Clevelend Dam on Capilano Canyon, it is one of my favorite runs in this city. The environment is so mesmerizing, the trail is so fun that I feel like I need to go back there once a week.
I managed to sneak in a 4miles run after work, right before the sun was going down behind the mountains. Pure beauty.

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30 Jul 2012

19 Days to go

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19 Days to go
(Oh boy, it’s getting close!)
I am kinda glad that it’s getting close since my body totally can use some rest and recovery time from this 6 months of training but also, I am so scared of the race and so anxious about the whole thing that I am not really ready to face it mentally.
Between long hours of running, writing everyday, trying to get more support online and offline, I am really exhausted. My mom is not really happy about this… (hi mom!)
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28 Jul 2012

21 Days to go

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21 Days to go

5.30am 26 miles run.
Oh that was long. It was my longest run ever so far since last year’s LA marathon. It felt like it’s never going to end. It took me quiet a long time to run it too. I dreamt of a lot of things. One of them was a cold, actually extremely cold, big refreshing bottle of beer… And I stopped by the liquor store before heading home after my run. Oh delicious cold carbs.
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27 Jul 2012

22 Days to go

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22 Days to go

Today is the start of something new and fun.
I have 2 packages to give away from Icebreaker. One for men, one for women.
If you have ever done any fundraising yourself, you’ll know it’s really hard to ask for donations. So let’s make this a bit more like a game, so there is some excitement and some reward in the end.

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17 Jul 2012

32 Days to go

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32 Days to go

I woke up with a sore throat this morning. Obviously, I am getting old and my ability to adjust to weather changes diminished. Heading back to Vancouver this afternoon. I am going to gain my day that I lost flying over here. So double Wednesday! Read more
17 Jul 2012

33 Days to go

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33 Days to go

Hey look at that, I ran 6km at 6.30am this morning. As I mentioned yesterday, today is a bit cooler than the previous days, still like %96 humidity but well at least it was below 30 degrees. I got lost in the forest, but managed to feed 2 strays dogs while I was lost. So at least I feel good about feeding the hungry. But the humidity is like running and doing hot yoga at the same time. I don't I produced this much sweat in so little time before. Read more
15 Jul 2012

35 Days to go

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35 Days to go
So sorry for the delayed post. I think I even missed a day without being able to post. Things are happening fast here and most of the time I am not anywhere near an Internet.We had a fantastic day yesterday at Elif's wedding, she was the prettiest bride..
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13 Jul 2012

36 Days to go

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36 Days to goI definitely underestimated the power of jetlag and what it can do you. It has only been 24 hrs since I landed in istanbul and my body is still fighting against it. The heat, 10 hours difference and a lack of car are the main issues so far. But other than that its so nice to catch up with my dearest friends…

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12 Jul 2012

37 days to go

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37 Days to go

Landed in Istanbul.It's Friday morning here but I am going to seek in this post so that I don't lose a day :)

Oh gosh it's hot in here. Its going to be fun again to run in the heat. I am planning to go to the seaside today and fit a run.It's nice to be back home and nice to be surrounded by family again. It makes me feel like a teenager once more.

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