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
So everything has been messy this year. Including the running world. Most, if not all races have transitioned over to virtual options. One of the races I did this year, was Endure’s Rise Shine Run event. It took place in September. There was a 5K, 10K, and half marathon options. I signed up to run it for fun. Besides, the medal was a VERY pretty sterling … Continue reading Rise-Shine-Run- and keep dreaming!
With so many people working from home, and students going to school virtually, we are spending more time in front of a screen. Whether it’d be a computer, TV, or phones. Problem with that is that they emit blue light. Not to be confused with natural blue light that comes from the sun. Fun Fact! Artificial blue light is a short wavelength of visible blue … Continue reading Block the blue light
We already know that having migraines is tough. While there are different ones, and the symptoms vary, they all have one thing in common….they are excruciating! Sometimes we don’t know what our triggers are, how long they last, or what type of pain it is or where it began. Trying to remember all the details to tell your Doctor can be overwhelming. I have found … Continue reading Migraine Buddy and you should be best buddies
Chronic migraines are one of the most disabling and most painful conditions to have. Today is National Chronic Migraine Awareness day. Today we join together to help bring some noise to the pain that causes a lot of noise in our head. A noise so loud that it takes over a lot of our days. Here are some facts about Chronic migraines More than 4 million … Continue reading 24 facts about migraines
Today is Scoliosis awareness day. STILL so little is known about it for many reasons. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. The cause is up in the air. Some are born with it and some develop it later on in life. It is more common in women than men. The cases range from mild to severe. Severe cases can be disabling. Because the curvature … Continue reading No two Scoliosis are the same
It’s Hemiplegic migraine Awareness day! Say what!?!? Yeah that’s a tough one, also a tough one to suffer through. Let me break it down for you…. Hemiplegic migraine is a rare form of migraine where people experience weakness on one side of their body (hemiplegia) in addition to the migraine headache attack. The weakness is a form of migraine aura and occurs with other forms of … Continue reading Hemiplegic Migraines
I know you have heard me mention RunnerBox before. But in case you forgot or want a quick run through..haha see what I did there 😉 I am here to give it to you…..First off, they have two different boxes. One for runners, and one for cyclists. What is it? It is a box that gets delivered straight to your door filled with about 10-12 different … Continue reading Be phenomenal with RunnerBox
Can’t believe we are in June already. With everything happening around us, it seems like time…days….and months are just running together. While I talk Scoliosis and Migraines all the time to bring some awareness to these pains, June is awareness month for both. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that tends to happen just before puberty. It has been found to be most common in … Continue reading Bringing some awareness
What a crazy, stressful, thing we are going through! Who would’ve thought that we would be quarantined for months back in February? Then we joked that we couldn’t be at home for another month and here we are looking at June cancellations now?? Has running been cancelled by you? Are you still able to get any mileage in? I know many states and places have … Continue reading Do you need some motivation?