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
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.
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
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
When you suffer from chronic illnesses, there is a lot that you aren’t told. Besides new symptoms, medication side effects, and change of life style. One thing you aren’t told is how you end up feeling about yourself. Depending on what chronic illnesses you are fighting through, some of them beat you up. Luckily for me, I am a fighter, a mover, a goal chaser. … Continue reading Running with chronic illnesses is tough
I wasn’t good at math in school. In fact, I hated it. But now, all I do is math. Running consists of a lot of numbers. You are doing math in your head ALL. THE. TIME. Especially when you are running on the treadmill. You are doing one of those hard questions that don’t make any sense but now it does. “If I am running … Continue reading It’s a numbers game
I hear the word migraine and it makes me want to scream, vomit, and run away as fast as I can. It is the most horrifically, painful struggle ever. A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It’s often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can last for … Continue reading MYgraines
I am sure you all are tired of hearing me talk or complain about everything I suffer through every day. But there are many reasons why I do it. Mainly to bring awareness to each of my diseases because they all are incurable. But I have one very painfully uncomfortable condition called Fiber Neuropathy. It’s a condition where there is damage to specific nerves causing lots … Continue reading Why I’m a PRO
Being STRONG. Strength doesn’t come as easy as it seems. It’s getting tougher for me to be as strong and as capable as you all think. Let me fill you in a bit… I did run the runDisney Walt Disney World marathon over a month ago and I STILL haven’t filled you in on my recap. I am totally beating myself up for my poor … Continue reading Being strong, but I’m tired
When you meet someone what to you see? Are you looking for something? Can you see something that isn’t there? We all have our own battles we sometimes don’t talk about. But many of us have chronic health illnesses that are not visible to the naked eye. But what makes it worse, besides already having to deal with illnesses that probably don’t have cures and … Continue reading What do you see?