Kitsilano, You Were So Good To Me

A tearful goodbye to my favourite neighbourhood in Vancouver This last week has been chaos. Over the weekend Jeff and I got possession of our new house, a cute 3-bedroom townhouse nestled in the heart of Walnut Grove out in Langley. It's been an exciting time preparing the new space for our official move in, … Continue reading Kitsilano, You Were So Good To Me

Sweatin’, Baby, Sweatin’

The why's and how's of training during pregnancy Exercise is important. That's just a general fact that I think we can all agree with. I find it interesting how many people are impressed when I tell them that I'm still training relatively intensely during my pregnancy. Don't get me wrong, at one point I did have … Continue reading Sweatin’, Baby, Sweatin’

Awkward Belly Size

Is that a baby bump, or do I just have to poop? I'm in that weird stage right now where I could pass for either being pregnant, or just really bloated after scarfing down a burrito and drinking a beer. I'm not going to sugar coat this, it's kind of a shitty stage. If anyone mentions … Continue reading Awkward Belly Size

My Favourite Cold Weather Dinner Recipes

Simple and delicious vegan recipes sure to satisfy your hunger! I'm going to admit something to you: I'm not really a super good cook. What I mean is, I don't have that inherent ability to smell two or three different ingredients and think, "Yes! These are going to complement one another!" Don't get me wrong, I … Continue reading My Favourite Cold Weather Dinner Recipes

Breaking A Sweat, Without Breaking My Back

Cardio changes during pregnancy My cardio routine has changed drastically since getting knocked up. Before, I would run five to eight kilometres through the forest a couple of times per week, venture out on some kind of challenging hike on the weekends, and sprinkle in various box jumps, burpees, kettlebell swings, and sled pushes throughout my … Continue reading Breaking A Sweat, Without Breaking My Back

Pregnancy Cravings & What I Ate

As a vegan, I get asked a lot about what I eat. It's funny because as soon as you tell someone you're vegan, they're suddenly very concerned about what you're eating. Where do you get your protein? But how do you not eat cheese? What DO you eat? All common questions that come up. When … Continue reading Pregnancy Cravings & What I Ate

My First Trimester

This Saturday marks the 16th week of my pregnancy. To think that just a few weeks ago I was dry heaving on my drive home from work! Ah the first trimester! What an uncomfortable point of pregnancy. My experience was not the worst case scenario. Sure, there was some puking, lots of napping, and a … Continue reading My First Trimester