Fibro, the invisible one

Fibromyalgia. What is Fibromyalgia? The medical explanation for it:¬† is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory issues. (from the Mayo clinic) What it really feels like? Like your entire body is on fire. It’s like having the flu, while running a marathon, not having slept in 3 days while feeling nauseous with a stomach ache. And that can last … Continue reading Fibro, the invisible one

We all face challenges

Everyone has challenges, many have battles we know nothing about. That is why training is so important. Sometimes things don’t happen as well plan so ¬†with training so far in advance, we have plenty of time to try and try again. If you have a bad run, or going through a bad streak, keep trying. Change things up, run the opposite way, run at a … Continue reading We all face challenges

The twisted spine explained.

Many people aren’t sure what Scoliosis is all about. I have explained it in the past but have no problem explaining it again. Scoliosis is a curvature in your spine. There are many different kinds of Scoliosis. ¬†It is an abnormal curve of the spine that is often referred to as a deformity. I don’t really like to use that word, but medically I guess … Continue reading The twisted spine explained.

5 to the finish line

If you aren’t following me across social media, you might have missed some HUGE news last night…I was invited to be a part of teamASICS for the New York City marathon! I think it is a pretty neat honor to be chosen as one of the 5 members of the team ASICS blogger series. I have always been an ASICS runner, which you know all … Continue reading 5 to the finish line

RunHaven story of inspirational triumph

I love helping and motivating others. I constantly share my story to show others that ANYTHING is possible. It may not be easy and you might have to give it many tries…but it can happen. Did I ever think that I would be up and running again? No. I stopped running for many, many, years! Let me tell you, the first year back running was … Continue reading RunHaven story of inspirational triumph

From a different perspective

Life is tough, and there are constant obstacles that block our paths. But the outcome is all in how you see things. Having Scoliosis makes things much harder for me but I choose to see things from a different perspective. It’s much easier to cry all day, stay in bed, and live off of medications. But that is NOT the life I want, nor have. … Continue reading From a different perspective