Will you be UNSHAKABLE too?

  Migraine [mahy-greyn ] noun an extremely severe paroxysmal headache, usually confined to one side of the head and often associated with nausea among other debilitating symptoms.   Why is it so important? It is the second leading cause of disability. And it’s one of the least funded. We, as migraine fighters already go through a lot with the pain, and finding little to no … Continue reading Will you be UNSHAKABLE too?

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

The migraine attacks the marathon

The 2022 Walt Disney World marathon….where do I begin. Should I start with the day before where the migraine attack kept progressing? Or the morning of where I had left my house and forgot my phone? I should’ve known this one was going to be rough at that moment. When I got to the start line area, I had even walked to the wrong starting … Continue reading The migraine attacks the marathon

Double the diamonds, double the challenge

It’s February 1st of 2021 and there are still some races that are virtual only. I am signed up for a few, one of first ones being the The Diamond 10K. This will be the second time, but definitely different. This time around, it’s ALL virtual, with an included Double Diamond virtual challenge. Let me break it down for you: The Virtual Diamond 10K Complete … Continue reading Double the diamonds, double the challenge

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!

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

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?