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I remember watching my, then 9 year old god daughter, run in her first track meet. She started in lane 2 and somehow finished in lane 8. We are all on the sidelines half screaming, half laughing ‘ STAY IN YOUR LANE’. She ran diagonally across pretty much every lane! She won the race (impressive[…]

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What do Krispy Kremes and Petey Pablo have in common? They’re both from North Carolina! Check out my VLOG from my Season Opener in NC for the 2017 Indoor Season. I like to start off my season with some low key meets. So I took the opportunity to show you guys some of my BTS prep[…]

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      Sometimes we’re so busy going through the motions of life, that we forget to actually live. A palliative nurse who had counselled the dying in their last days revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives (http://www.ariseindiaforum.org/nurse-reveals-the-top-5-regrets-people-make-on-their-deathbed/)   I don’t know about you guys but the first[…]

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Dove has recently been producing a lot of great campaigns for women, to challenge the traditional thoughts about beauty.  For their newest video, they went around the world and placed two signs ‘Average’ and “Beautiful’ over two entrances into various buildings. They then filmed as women approached and had to decide which entrance to go[…]

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I know you’ve all heard it…   That little voice you hear in your head.   So many of us suppress it to the point that it’s become just a faint whisper, but it’s always there.   It’s the little voice that quietly prods you to step outside of your comfort zone. The stirring deep[…]

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        Yesterday was the 5 Year Anniversary of my mother’s death.   Thanks to an amazing group of friends, I had, for the most part, a very uplifting day. May 4th is a day that will forever be etched in my mind. Usually when this day is approaching, to be quite honest[…]

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  On Feburary 1st, I had the honour of speaking at the Government of Canada’s Official Launch for Black History Month. This year has been designated the Year of Sport and as such I was asked to speak about the Power of Sport. Obviously this is something I’m passionate and had no problems finding things[…]

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  Excuse me Canada…   I have a slight problem   I’m not sure when the notion developed in this country, but I’m here to dispel the myth. Olympic medals don’t come out of thin air. Olympic medals are the result of countless training hours, dedication and sacrifice. Equally as important, Olympic medals are the[…]

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You are your own worst enemy. If you can learn to stop expecting impossible perfection, in yourself and others, you may find the happiness that has always eluded you – Lisa Kleypas       My last hurdle race of the season was July 31st at Commonwealth Games. Without going into too much detail…it sucked![…]

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Here a few pictures from Canadian Nationals thanks to a great photographer Kashani. Check her out on instagram @bamboobarre