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
Can’t believe we are in June already. With everything happening around us, it seems like time…days….and months are just running together. While I talk Scoliosis and Migraines all the time to bring some awareness to these pains, June is awareness month for both. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that tends to happen just before puberty. It has been found to be most common in … Continue reading Bringing some awareness
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
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.
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
I posted this photo a while back. This is Lyssa and I. Which if you follow me on instagram then you know all about her. She alerts me to headaches, migraines and seizures. She had alerted me to a migraine several times in the middle of the night. And I woke up with a horrific one. That is all I pretty much said with this photo when … Continue reading What’s not in a photo.