Cycling season has started and, unfortunately for me, my body is not a robot, and has decided last year’s T1D cycling nutrition strategy is no longer optimal. Here’s to working. through new strategies! Continue reading Back to the T1D sport nutrition strategy drawing board
With Covid-19 calling on me to do more fasted runs than I’m used to, I looked to the science for the T1D specific recommendations and then weighed those with reality. Continue reading Covid-19 calls for running ‘fasted’ with T1D
I was in the right place at the right time, wearing the most perfect hoody, to take on sport nutrition awareness and advocacy. Continue reading A day for family… and sport nutrition
That time in internship when you go from following dietitians to leading nutrition … kind of surprising the rotation it happened to me on! Continue reading Finding purchase in the world of acute dietetics
You can’t control the uncontrollable, so don’t waste tears trying. That was probably the most valuable piece of information I walked away with following the running symposium I attended this weekend at Burnaby’s Fortius Sport and Health Centre. Sports psychologist David Cox (who works with the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Canadian Olympic snowboarding team) had just 20 minutes to share his expertise in getting the … Continue reading Confidence. Belief. Self Efficacy.
Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! I am so excited!!! Ohmygawd so excited!!! Want to know why? Because it’s birthday ice cream cake month!!! June is hands down my most favourite month of the year, a month I prepare for for 11 straight months. With myself and two siblings sharing this birthday month, as well as my grandma and neice, and all but one of us loving Dairy Queen ice … Continue reading Refocusing
Let the count down begin! In T – 12 hours my feet will be racing across that start line and will keep going for another four plus hours. Am I nervous? Nah. Excited? A little. Turns out my endless poking and prodding, urging and reminding (and maybe a little of the threatening to bring out the voodoo dolls) actually worked. I’m pretty sure, by the … Continue reading The final count down