30% completed – 3,041 Laps Strong!

When I first started, I couldn’t imagine swimming 20 laps let alone 3,000 and it’s all because of the support and positive thoughts from all of you! Thank you! Keep reaching for the stars everyone! See you in the pool, Sum

Making A Splash @ the BMSC Meet!

It may have been a weekend of snowfall and freezing rain but that didn’t stop me from attending the BMSC Splash swim meet this past Sunday. Despite the weather, there was great attendance and the energy of the pool was incredible.  My favourite supporters Ryan, Syra and Sophia were there to cheer me on and…

Head to Head with Martha McCabe

Head to Head is a mentorship program founded by 2x Canadian Olympian Martha McCabe to encourage, inspire and empower the next generation of athletes to reach their best potential with the help of herself as well as other Canadian Olympian athletes such as Brittany MacLean, Dominique Bouchard and Janya Hefford. On Sunday, Head to Head put…

25% Completed – 2,738 Laps

Can you believe it?! I am 1/4 of the way to my lap goal of 10,000 laps! Every time I hit a milestone I feel like I am just around the corner from achieving a dream.  This campaign has already brought so much conversation in the Burlington community that I have actually been approached 5…

All Day Nutritional Supports Laps Of Love!

I am proud to announce that All Day Nutritionals is sponsoring Laps of Love and has created a promo code especially for Laps Of Love. All Day Nutritionals liquid supplements have a higher absorption rate than pills and are easily digested by your body.  They are vegetarian friendly and use only the highest quality of vitamin…

NYMAC Gators Pentathlon – I SURVIVED!

Today I swam in my first meet since 2014, when I received my diagnoses of hemi-facial spasms and cervical dystonia.  It felt so good be surrounded by the energy of excited swimmers, families and familiar faces that I haven’t seen in years.  I forgot how much I really missed it. In this meet each swimmer…

1,444 Laps Strong!

It is a pretty amazing feeling to see the lap counts keep going up. A few months ago 10,000 laps was just a dream and now I’m approaching the 2,000 laps milestone!! I know I can do this. I can feel it. All I have to do is focus on it. See you in the…

First Flare Up In 8 Months

It has officially been 4 weeks of being botox free (yay!), which feels incredibly different from what I’m used to.  Muscles that were once ‘numbed’ are active again after 3 years in a good way and a bit challenging for me in other ways. At dryland last Sunday, we did a circuit with some pretty neat…

1,188 Laps Strong!

My little Sophia was feeling much better and wanted join me as my lap counter this morning.  It felt so good to be in the water after a week and a half! To make my swim fun, I did 15 x 100m IM (I think this proved that I missed the pool!) This pushes me…