You know what is tough? Running with constant pain or debilitating illnesses that constantly get in your way. You know what is worse? Getting knocked down and having to be even stronger than you were before to pick yourself back up to be tougher and continue fighting. That is where I am at right now. You all know me best as the Scoliosis runner, and … Continue reading Go the EXTRA MILE

Packing my ASICS

Here we are! Days away from the New York City marathon! Months and months of training, and overcoming new obstacles hasn’t been the easiest of roads. But I have managed to stay positive, stay focused, and continue to fight. I can not describe my level of excitement! I have worked REALLY hard to survive training, now it will all carry me through my 26.2 miles … Continue reading Packing my ASICS

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.

A path with no obstacles, probably doesn’t lead anywhere.

The training for my dream race continues! It has been a little tough at times but nothing I can’t overcome. The weather here in Orlando continues to interfere in my training. Now that I am well into the double digits, I much prefer to run outdoors. We dodged a rain filled tropical storm, and still battling with heat in the low 100s. I had a … Continue reading A path with no obstacles, probably doesn’t lead anywhere.

The September I LOVE TO RUN challenge!

It’s kind of crazy how fast this year has been going by. We are already in September!?!? And in just TWO MONTHS I will be running the most amazing race ever! Is it weird that I still can’t believe this is all happening? Hotel is booked, flights are done, but I am not sure it hit me yet. NYRR emails arrive all the time and … Continue reading The September I LOVE TO RUN challenge!