Feeling Great & up to 694 Laps

What an awesome practice this morning! I was feeling good when I woke up, but that didn’t compare as to how I felt after practise and swimming 2,350m (that’s 94 laps!) After my swim on Sunday I made an appointment with my physiotherapist for this week.  I had some work done on my arm, neck…

600 Laps and Counting…

I started the weekend off at 496 laps and my goal was to make it to 600…and I DID IT!   In a few short 400 laps I will be 10% towards my goal of 10,000 laps.   Thanks for following and keep sending me your support!   See you in the pool!   Sum…

250 Laps of Love COMPLETED!

I can’t believe how awesome this feels! I have completed the 250 laps for the $250.00 donation made Friday. Please continue to spread the awareness for dystonia and help me reach my $10,000.00 donation goal! ​Thank you to my fiance Ryan Liversage, daughter Syra and past team mate for being my lap counter for this…

First donation = 250 laps

I am so grateful for the very first donation towards the Laps of Love – Swim For Dystonia campaign!  Here’s a short video of the first 80 laps of 250, swam Friday October 13th! Please share, donate,  ​follow my Facebook page and Instagram page! Thank you for the support! #swim4dystonia #lapsofloveca #dystoniamovesme ​See you in…

MSO Swim Meet Dates

Practices are well underway and so are the swim meet dates!  With the changes happening in the swim community, some of these meets are still awaiting sanctioning numbers, so I will have to update the post as the meets become sanctioned. I hope to see you out at the meets to cheer me on and…

It’s A Go!

Today I had a meeting with the City of Burlington to discuss the Laps of Love – Swim for Dystonia fundraiser.  It is with great excitement and pleasure that I am able to share with you that on Saturday, September 8, 2018 the Laps of Love – Swim for Dystonia will be held!!  What a…

Working Out & Having Fun

I just had to share how amped I am that I completed today’s dryland training. I haven’t done any weight training or circuit training since even before my diagnosis.  In fact, the last time I did anything of the sort, I was still in high school working out with my brothers.  Immediately my mind began…

The Body Doesn’t Create The Mind, The Mind Creates The Body.

Like plenty of people out there, my life can be incredibly chaotic at times and the only place I want to be is under the water. It’s the one place I know I can be alone with my thoughts and my emotions, free from distractions.  There are many articles out there (science based and otherwise)…

Challenge Accepted!

This weekend my fiance and I took a much needed break and headed up north to a friends trailer on McConnell Lake.  About 20 km of the Quebec boarder and hidden behind kilometres of tall pine trees, McConnell Lake is a hidden gem of Ontario. My first challenge came from our friends who hosted us.…