My Second Half!

My team mate and friend Ali suggested we all sign up for this half marathon in the beginning of September.  She said it would be fun and perfectly timed in our training.  I signed up, and then all the way up to the marathon I cursed her, but it actually was a great time and […]

15 Michigan Miles

At this point in my training, most of my long runs will be my longest distance run.  Prior to this week, my longest run had been my half marathon in March.  Facing 15 miles this week was scary even when I first glanced at the schedule months ago.  Add in my recent long run failures, […]

One Sweaty Fundraiser!

This past week, Harry’s Heroes held a fundraiser at Orange Theory Fitness in Marlboro, New Jersey.  One of our founding members, Liz, works out there and just loves the gym, so it was fitting to try and get their support.  What started with her simply asking if they would be interested in helping us out, […]

The Bad Runs

Friends, I am seriously overdue for a set of good runs.  I can’t explain to you just how bad everything in that department has been going.  First, it started with a large hematoma on my left shin, which is finally feeling a little better.  Next, I broke my right pinky toe.  Nothing major, just another […]

Miserable Miles

Marathon training is well underway.  In fact, we are about halfway there.  Many of us are really in the swing of things, with our long runs now over the half marathon (13 mile) length.  Guys, it’s getting serious.  We are mentally and physically breaking down, only to hope to be rebuilt.  It. Is. Tough. Yesterday […]

Taking a Breath!

Guys I feel like I haven’t stopped in an entire month!!  Between getting ready for boards, 3 summer classes (with tons of papers, forgive me if I cite in APA format in this blog post), Harry’s medical/therapy/social calendar, training for a marathon…I’m beat!  I just want to sleep!  I feel like I’m only home to […]