Things happen that we may not be prepared for. Such as, needing a new car, or your dog faking an injuring so you stop taking them on your run. But what you aren’t prepared for is the shoe brand you’ve been running in for 12 years, now suddenly causing a problem! Yup! That is my current situation! The Asics Gel-Kayano I have been running in … Continue reading New Shoes, who Dis?
I usually don’t really give much importance or pay much attention to the day of my birth but this one has significance. I turned 40! Woohoo! I am very excited and happy about it for many reasons. Due to having to battle with multiple chronic health issues, many of them deteriorate my health. One of them in particular speeds up my age and while I … Continue reading 40 and going
My life is a challenge I mean let’s be real. Yes, we get it, but I do enjoy pushing myself a littler further to see what I am capable. I like to do challenges to prove to myself that I can hard things to despite all the daily challenges I face daily. It helps. With that said, this is the latest one I have decided … Continue reading Put a little EXTRA diamonds in my challenge
The 2022 Walt Disney World marathon….where do I begin. Should I start with the day before where the migraine attack kept progressing? Or the morning of where I had left my house and forgot my phone? I should’ve known this one was going to be rough at that moment. When I got to the start line area, I had even walked to the wrong starting … Continue reading The migraine attacks the marathon
Today I got my trimonthly 40 injections and they did not go well this time. I’ve been going through something new that I haven’t really talked about. But it’s tremendously painful. A new diagnosis we are still trying to figure out a good treatment. Although, today’s injections affected it greatly. The whole point of the injections is to create a pain blocker whenever I get … Continue reading Don’t take the little things for granted.
It’s been a crazy time for everyone. Lot’s of changes, new things to get used to, scares..too much to mention but you see on the news and social media every day. But, it does look like in person races are back to a good start. From what I have seen, they are keeping it safe and so far, they are a great success! I know … Continue reading Miles for Migraine, or maybe rest for them
Clearly not much has changed as far as racing events for 2021. So there are great opportunities for races and challenges thanks to companies getting creative. Here is a new and fantastic challenge and this one has many reasons as to why it makes it stand out. Let me tell you all about it… Enter the KT Tape Charity Series: Endurance Challenge Starting March 1, you have … Continue reading KT Tape Endurance Challenge
It’s February 1st of 2021 and there are still some races that are virtual only. I am signed up for a few, one of first ones being the The Diamond 10K. This will be the second time, but definitely different. This time around, it’s ALL virtual, with an included Double Diamond virtual challenge. Let me break it down for you: The Virtual Diamond 10K Complete … Continue reading Double the diamonds, double the challenge
We are still in 2020 right? Feels like it’s lasted for 5 years. It has tested us, broke us, and taught us things. And while is does sound cliché, those tough times did show us the strength we really do have. It was an ugly year, but I am sure it did have some beauty in it. Let’s see those moments that made us smile … Continue reading Marty, whatever happens don’t ever go to 2020
We are in October, during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic. But it feels like we are in year 4 of the 2020 pandemic. It has been a whirlwind of a year. I am pretty sure all of us at one point or another have been affected by this Coronavirus. Yes, races have been cancelled, even some for next year have already been cancelled or switched over … Continue reading Running a race with anxiety during a pandemic