It’s been a hot minute…err….a few months since I have given any updates. A lot has happened in the last several months since my last post with life in general. I have moved to Chicagoland after a divorce and still doing my thing pounding the pavement. I’ve had a few PRs (in a 5k and half marathon) and also a few ‘bad races’ which happens … Continue reading Still Going Strong….
It’s been a while since my last post. The last month and a half have been pretty tough on the running front. After the RnR Marathon in Nashville, I went to the Ortho. I ended up having X-rays and and MRI done on my knee. Come to find out, my knee issues was a result of IT Band Syndrome. I started physical therapy almost immediately, … Continue reading Updates and Training
I came into Nashville as ready as I ever could. I had a great training cycle until about 3 weeks before the race and started having some knee pains. I even had to bail 5 miles in on my second 20 mile run while I was in Florida on spring break. My coach started my taper a little earlier than normal to let my knee … Continue reading Nashville Recap
Carey is a 4 year sufferer of Crohn’s Disease from the Pittsburgh area. In those short 4 years, he has had 2 surgeries that have been related to his Crohn’s. He is currently on my drug of choice, Humira. Luckily, it has kept him in remission since his surgery. Some of the challenges that he faces on a daily basis while in a flare like … Continue reading Meet Carey
Dave is a 33 year veteran of dealing with Crohn’s Disease from State College, PA (almost as long as I have had it). As you can see by his photo, he has his hands full with 2 young ones under 8 years old and tries to squeeze in a round of golf when he can. Crohn’s will not only wear you down, but so will … Continue reading Meet Dave
When you hear let’s do a shot, you normally don’t think of a needle. This is my reality (and a lot of other Crohn’s patients) every other week though and something that I have learned to deal with for the last 12ish years being on Humira. Even though this drug can have some harsh side effects, I still do it. It is my wonder drug … Continue reading Shot for the night