High Desert Country. This pretty much sums up the climate and elevation of our new hometown of Green River, Wyoming: the city sits at a lofty 6100 ft (1859 m) above sea level and is a green oasis surrounded by scrubland, sand dunes, and the Red Desert. To put this in perspective, nearby Denver, ColoradoContinue reading “Feeling High and Dry”
Category Archives: Health & Fitness
Pagmetchen Tennis Update
Since my last posting on Doug and my tennis championship series, I have finally started winning! He veritably stomped me at the courts by my parents” place (which, I must say, are not as ghetto as they used to be. My apologies to the municipality of St-Emile!). Since then we”ve played a couple of matchesContinue reading “Pagmetchen Tennis Update”
I started fundraising a couple of weeks ago for the CIBC Run for the Cure and thanks to my generous sponsors, I have already raised $125! Doug and I have also started a change-for-change jar. We started out with a good chunk after a garage sale this spring, but have also been regularly emptying ourContinue reading “Small change(s)”
Halfway to 5k!
Tomorrow I start into Week 6 of my 12-week walk to run program. By October 5th, I’ll be able to run 5km for the CIBC Run for the Cure. When I first began the program I was only jogging a total of 3 minutes. Now I’m up to 16 min. By Week 12 I’ll beContinue reading “Halfway to 5k!”
Pagmetchen Tennis Series ’08
Wimbledon. French Open. Roger’s Cup. These tennis events are synonymous with the best of what the sport has to offer: tough competition, drama on (and off) the court, and athletic prowess. As always, though, it is among the ranks of amateurs playing out of the spotlight where the real action takes place! This is whereContinue reading “Pagmetchen Tennis Series ’08”
Omigod I’m going to run 5km!
The move to Wyoming means Doug and I will not be in Ottawa for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s CIBC Run for the Cure on October 5th. We have both signed up as members of my mum’s team (Mighty Mary’s Miracle), though, and we will be running 5km on October 5th. I have never beenContinue reading “Omigod I’m going to run 5km!”