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11 Jul 2012

38 Days to go

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38 Days to go

All packed. The girls are not too happy about the suitcase being packed. But they will be having quiet a lot of fun while I am in Turkey so no hurt feelings here.
Not sure what time zone I will be in next time I have a chance to write but till then please abandon your comfort zones, dare to try something! (even for a bit) Try to broaden your horizons, introduce yourselfs to brand new people and inspire others to drop their own daily routines.
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10 Jul 2012

39 Days to go

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39 Days to go

Managed to fit 3 miles run at 9pm with Vodka tonite.
I am flying back home to Istanbul tomorrow after work. I haven’t packed yet. I don’t like packing. I actually can honestly say I have a strong dislike about packing. I never know how much I need so I either pack too much or way to little. We’ll see…
At least I ran a bit to relax.

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09 Jul 2012

40 Days to go

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40 Days to go

I wish this Monday was an off Monday as well. I am leaving in 2 days to go back home to Turkey. So I am loosing 2 days flying. I had to run my weekday run today – which felt ok. I ran 3 miles at 9pm with Lilo. Unfortunately Lilo is not able to keep up with my running lately -not that I run fast. I think she gets really hot really quickly… Our running days may be over if summer stays like this.

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17 Jun 2012

62 Days to go

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62 Days to go

I had a nasty cough today so decided to not go out. The thing is I am not feeling sick anymore so I am incredibly hyper. Running is my sanity and when I am healthy and not active, it brings my insanity back. Ollie is not a fan of it, I think he prefers me being tired than hyper. Well tomorrow I am back on the full training, having 23 miles to run next Saturday.

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13 Jun 2012

66 Days to go

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66 Days to go

Today, I became a Canadian.
Now I am proud to say I am a citizen of two completely different but two countries that complement each other. Turkey and Canada are so different in many ways but it feels like they form a beautiful alliance.
Being there at the oath ceremony was just a memorable experience for me today.

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26 May 2012

84 Days to go

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84 Days to go

Not having a great day today. We are taking it easy in our house, we had some unexpected events. Ollie suffered from an anaphylactic shock after taking his prescribed antibiotics preceding his dental surgery. We needed to spend 4 hrs at ER bringing him back to normal.

When you visit the ER downtown, it gives you a whole new perspective in life.
Nothing matters when you don’t your health.
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16 May 2012

94 Days to go

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94 Days to go

3pm 4 miles run with Vodka.
I think I am officially off from work. I still go in the mornings to check on things but having the rest of the day to myself is just bliss. I had breakfast with mom, then I had the whole afternoon to myself. A mid day run is actually quiet nice. And also I am finally able to sleep properly; I find an hour long afternoon nap just divine.

I just had too many things that I have been postponing for a while and now it’s time to make all of them happen.
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15 May 2012

95 Days to go

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95 Days to go

5.30pm 4 miles run with Lilo. Oh you can’t believe how much I missed the trails. I took my running dress for a spin too, it’s really pretty and really comfortable 🙂 I worked half day today, took my mom for a tea since it’s her birthday. Happy birthday again mom! And finally I felt relaxed for the first time for a long time, and took a 2hour long nap this afternoon. Yeah I know, 2 hours!

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13 May 2012

97 Days to go

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97 Days to go

Mother’s day today. It is still Mothers day in the Pacific, so I am not late to write about it. I hope you guys dropped everything and spent time with your moms today. They deserve so much for than just one day a year so spoiling them for a day is the minimum we can do.
Me and my mom went for a nice walk along the sea and spent couple of hours drinking mimosas and having brunch at Granville Island.

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12 May 2012

98 Days to go

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98 Days to go

Midday 7 miles run. I had to cut my run short since I needed to pick up Lilo from work. She was at work with Ollie. All the attention, new smells, and new environment make her so excitable. She is passed out now. I took Vodka to the beach in the morning, we had a blast. She can just swim forever.

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