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
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?
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
February 22, a race is coming to Downtown Orlando! I am excited to share it with you because I will be running it and I am hoping to see you there! It is the Sixth Annual Purple Pride 5K 2020! The Purple Pride 5K is a great way for the Orlando City soccer fans, and the running community to come together and enjoy a nice … Continue reading Purple Pride 5K
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
We all know that I have Scoliosis. I am pretty sure I have made that crookedly clear. My spine has a double curve, the thoracic(middle) is curved at a 39 degree angle. So it is pretty severe. Luckily it isn’t moving much which is great. Just causing extreme pain, on some days worse than others. BUT I manage through it with no pain meds and … Continue reading Be Belcorva