Category Archives: Exercise

My Tri-riffic Summer

As I mentioned a few months back as I described life in Vancouver, I was training for my first-ever triathlon.  To be clear, I was not training for an Ironman, or even a normal Olympic length triathlon.  No, no, I was … Continue reading

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Backpacker to Bachelorette

So. It’s been a while since I’ve really written anything of substance on here. A long while. Does that mean I haven’t been doing anything of substance. Well, yes and no. Yes, because my life now is certainly not what … Continue reading

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#WoodsExplorer Application Video

The final-est of final edits . . . this is the version I sent in! My application is complete, now just need to wait and hear what they say. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions, support and words of encouragement! … Continue reading

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This one’s for the boys (and Eimear)

With less than a week left in Salalah, I find myself daily taking stock of this most recent experience.  Today was my last day of work, tonight is my last Thursday night at Oasis, Monday is my last rugby practice. Back in … Continue reading

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Musings from Salalah

I’ve been in Oman for four months today, and they have been a real roller coaster.  I have have met some truly incredible people, made some wonderful friends, and had some fantastic experiences while I’ve been here, but I still … Continue reading

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One blog a week!

Happy 2014!  I hope everyone had a great holiday season, and has already started planning their travels for the coming weeks and months. As usual, I really don’t know what the next year will bring.  One goal of mine for … Continue reading

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Trying to get rid of the ‘skinny fat’

When I started diving in earnest, back in December of 2011 in Australia, I also started to lose weight.  It was a full-body transformation.  I was spending up to 12 days at sea on the liveaboard, and eating nothing but … Continue reading

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