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Dear Blog-ary: Workout With A Breathtaking View!

Dear Blog-ary:

Yesterdays class met at Gyro beach. In the past we've gathered on the grass, under the shade of the trees. Sometimes we venture off, away from the crowded areas to find a set of hidden stairs to climb. Last night's session was a first for me, as we enjoyed our entire workout on the sand, facing the water. Cadboro Bay inlet was incredibly calm. As the workout progressed I could track the semi-transparent moon as it inched upwards in the sky above a cluster of sailboats calmly anchored in the bay. Although we were focusing at our stations and concentrating on our technique, we all took a moment to admire the breathtaking view.

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Dear Blog-ary: Experience Has Taught Me . .

Dear Blog-ary,

Experience has taught me to expect nothing less from Loreli's workouts than moments of shear intensity along with the occasional surprise.

Last nights session, appropriately named "Sexy Back" did not disappoint! Focusing on upper body strengthening we worked every back, shoulder and abdominal muscle imaginable. And just to keep us guessing, we also mixed it up with a little boxing, "spider walking" and mat work. If I've ever doubted the existence of certain illusive back muscles, I am certainly aware of them this morning!

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Dear Blog-ary: “Can You Bear It?” – I Can!

Dear Blog-ary:

Here's to all the brave and committed people who came out to Sarah's "Can You Bear It?" running clinic yesterday morning at Beacon Hill Park! We all could've easily used any number of excuses to remain snuggled in our beds just a little longer. I gave myself (two) opportunities to press the snooze button after my alarm rang at 7:30am.  I'm a big snoozer by nature. Who ever invented that button must have shared my sentiments.

Rather then stay in bed, I packed up my things and hugged my sleepy-eyed boys goodbye.

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Dear Blog-ary: Do “regular” people really run?

Dear Blog-ary,

I have a clear image in my mind of being late for the bus.  Running for the bus stop, down the road, thinking "I hate running!"

Little did I know that I'd willingly chose to do it on a regular basis like we did tonight. This evening Loreli led our "scenic tour" through Telegraph Cove. It included magnificent ocean views, and of course HILLS!  As much as I still wince on the dreaded cardio work out days, they really challenge me and give me great perspective as to how far I've come.

Although I've been very active in the past I had never particularly loved running. I never found any pleasure in it. It hurt too much!  I honestly thought that people who ran must either be training for a marathon or just plain nuts! Do "regular" people really run? I didn't think so.

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Dear Blog-ary . . Day 1 Of The Journey

Dear Blog-ary,

Have you ever felt as if life had a twisted sense of irony?  Day one of Septembers 6-Week Training Session started off a little differently than I had anticipated. My typical eagerness and enthusiasm was dampened considerably around three thirty in the afternoon when a migraine hit. Just as I was simmering a pot of lentils for a batch of my favourite carob/lentil power balls, I felt a twinge in my right temple and noticed sunny blotches in my vision, typical of an oncoming migraine. Before turning off the stove, I set down my wooden spoon and went for my emergency supply of migraine meds. I've learned the hard way, that I need to keep them close at hand. I've been a chronic migraine sufferer for years, getting my first serious headache when I was 12 years old. I've seen many different doctors and specialists over the years, visited a number of emergency rooms and used a rainbow of prescription drugs to aid me in finding reprieve from my pain. It's been a journey with many ups and downs and I could easily write an entire blog on my migraine history alone.

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