Category Archives: Uncategorized

Coughing Is Fun

This has been a struggle. I am getting nervous that I am going to be nowhere near ready for this half marathon. After my last post I went to the gym and was able to do 3 1/2 miles on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Back In The Saddle

I have not been feeling great the past few weeks. I have woken up coughing several nights, have coughed up blood, my mucus seems thicker, my lungs feel tight and my overall energy has been low.  So yesterday I went … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Insurance Fun

So the other day I get an ominous looking envelope in the mail. Having a bad feeling I hesitantly open it. My instincts were right, it was a bill from a collection agency for $2975.69. It seems that Blue Cross Blue Shield(BC/BS) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Next Chapter

It has been exactly two weeks since I ran the marathon. It has also been exactly two weeks since I have done any form of exercise. The first week after the race was about recovery and making sure I didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Aftermath

The NYC Marathon changed my life.  It is possibly the best decision I have ever made.  I have changed as a person, not just physically but emotionally and spiritually as well.  The outpouring of love and support has really been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Game Time!

So the day has arrived!  It seems like ages ago that I started this journey.   Each day I marked off the training on the overview of the entire training schedule.  16 weeks of training and there are no more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Last Minute Preparations

Training is all but over.  Tomorrow is a rest day so that means I hit the gym and stretch for an eternity.  Then Saturday is a quick mile and a half run then thats it.  Then it’s race day. This … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments