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
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
A week ago I completed another marathon. Toughest one yet. Worse than the NYC marathon where I had broken a few ribs due to my Scoliosis and finished the race like that. But one thing I am proud of, besides finishing the runDisney WDW marathon last week, is how my running formed improved throughout the year. I trained SO HARD for this race. 2019 did … Continue reading My arms are in motion
I don’t know if you all have seen the instagram top nine photos. Where it finds your most liked top nine photos? Well, I did it and at first I wasn’t too proud of what I saw. Five out of the nine photos were when I spent my time in the hospital. It made me sad and disappointed. This year I did spend most of … Continue reading Bye bye 2019.
So here we are…less than a month away from the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon weekend. Time has flown by! But I can’t help that my anxiety is through the roof! Running has been more than just a challenge lately. Just being able to survive each day has been the goal. But I have been able to get my runs in and able to hit those … Continue reading Oh what fun it is to run
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
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.