During the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon this year, I was filming something special. The week of the race you are supposed to conserve your miles, rest, and taper. Not I! I was approached by ESPN Run to take part in a new episode of a program they were doing. I was their first episode and there are no words for how honored I am. I … Continue reading Running with ESPN Run
The runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon 2020 has come and gone! It is my favorite time of year because it’s my favorite distance to run and I get to see ALL of my favorite people!! I was more excited about this year because the course was completely different so I couldn’t wait to run it. The expo was fun because I was holding a giveaway … Continue reading Same runDisney Marathon, different course
Running with injuries isn’t fun. Living with chronic pain is worse. At least when you have an injury, most of the time you can recover from it and continue with no issues. Having Fibromyalgia, it is a difficult condition to live with. Especially when it flares up. Fibroymalgia is musculoskeletal pain throughout the entire body. It comes with several other symptoms that vary from person … Continue reading Fibro and compression
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
Life. So interesting yet so confusing. We clearly have no control over what happens, even when we think we do. We do our best to try to have the good things happen to us and avoid all the bad things. While it would be fantastic if the goods were the only thing that existed, it doesn’t. I have not been feeling like myself lately, and … Continue reading Life.
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?
So we all know that Fibromyalgia is not fun at all. I talk about it a lot and try to create as much awareness as I can because there is no cure and it makes sense since everyone who suffers from Fibro, has different symptoms. There are no two cases alike so it’s tough to pinpoint exactly how and why it happens. As far as … Continue reading Comfort in bed
Today is Fibromyalgia awareness day. And as you know, I suffer from it greatly. I was diagnosed from it about 5 years ago but at first, I didn’t want to accept that I was sick with another illness besides Scoliosis. At first, my symptoms and pain wasn’t too dramatic or intense. Welp, that has changed a bit. What is Fibromyalgia? It is an invisible illness … Continue reading Running with Fibromyalgia
It’s that time again! When my two favorite world collide! Star Wars and running! This weekend it’s the return of runDisney Half Marathon- The Dark Side!! I WISH I were running all the races offered this weekend as per my norm, but my medical bills have really been piling up so I will only be running the half marathon. The Half Marathon-The Dark Side, offers a 5K, … Continue reading Thank you runDisney and Star Wars
Fibromyalgia is a disease no one prepares you for. It’s something that no one can teach you to be ready or even help you at times. It is different for everyone and we all have different symptoms. They range from joint pain, brain fog, migraines, nausea, fatigue, and anxiety…just to name a few. But again everyone experiences different symptoms at different levels. As for me, … Continue reading Being comfortable while being uncomfortable.