Running a race with anxiety during a pandemic

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

Rise-Shine-Run- and keep dreaming!

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!

Migraine Buddy and you should be best buddies

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

Hemiplegic Migraines

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

Bringing some awareness

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

Do you need some motivation?

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?