The Scoliosis runner

Scoliosis affects 2-3 percent of the population, or an estimated six to nine million people in the United States. Scoliosis can develop in infancy or early childhood. However, the primary age of onset for scoliosis is 10-15 years old, occurring equally among both genders. Females are eight times more likely to progress to a curve magnitude that requires treatment. It has also been found to … Continue reading The Scoliosis runner

Marty, whatever happens don’t ever go to 2020

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

Scoliosis is no joke

What is Scoliosis? It’s a curvature of the spine. Often happens when you are growing, but can happen at any time. Mostly common in females, and most cases are mild. But then there are some who suffer from severe Scoliosis, like myself. I have a double curve, or what is called the “S curve”. Scoliosis curves are measured in degrees and doctors can see the severity … Continue reading Scoliosis is no joke

Training for the NYC Marathon begins

As of April 1, I am officially in NYC Marathon mode. I create my own training schedule that fits to my abilities. So far it has been 3 to 4 miles every other day. I am starting off slow and easy. I make my schedules knowing where my weaknesses are and what I need to work on. I do have some speed intervals scheduled later … Continue reading Training for the NYC Marathon begins

The Goofy Challenge (part 1)

Since the Goofy Challenge was two races and lots of stuff happened, I am dividing my recap into parts. I don’t want to bore you all in one sitting 😉 It all started by going to the expo to pick up the race packets and the VERY popular race merchandise! Luckily I got everything I was looking for and managed to say hello to some … Continue reading The Goofy Challenge (part 1)