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
It has been more than a month since I last laced up my ASICS and took them for a spin. It didn’t really bother me that I hadn’t run in such a long time, I was starting to get a little antsy. But I’ve been patient. I know that in order to heal properly, I knew I had to give my body time to heal. … Continue reading Nothing’s Impossible
Don’t take running for granted. It’s a gift not many get to experience. Continue reading Running is tough, but so am I
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
As a PROUD ASICS Ambassador, I will do my best to keep you up to date in the ASICS world. Like right now! They are having a fun contest going on. Have you heard about it yet? If not here it is. To enter is pretty easy: Upload a photo of yourself training to Instagram and/or Twitter and use the hashtag #TrainRunSelfie. THAT’S IT! You all know … Continue reading Train, RUN, selfie
So October is finally here!! Probably my most busy, crazy, month that I will have this year. But now the day has come where I can reveal my BIG announcement….. ready…. Before I tell you all, I just want you all to remember to BELIEVE in yourselves. I can’t tell you how important that is when you are trying to be successful. You have that … Continue reading Never stop dreaming..
“Ladies and gentlemen, can I PLEASE have your attention, I’ve just been handed an urgent news story….and I need all of you to stop what you are doing….” But you will have to wait until October 1st…IT’S KIND OF A BIG DEAL…. Stay tuned…. -gelcys Continue reading it’s kind of a BIG deal…
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.
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.
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!