Thank you to my very first donor, my former colleague and now friend, Teresa! She and I worked together at Dana-Farber the whole time I was there, and she trained me on so many of the high level responsibilities that I had for our SVP and the Board of Directors. She was one of the… Continue reading Thank You, Teresa!
It’s true! I’m running the 2017 Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge. I made up my mind to apply when a pediatric patient I met on one of my first days working at Dana-Farber died over the summer, and just two weeks after applications were made available, I applied, and then received… Continue reading I’m Running the 2017 Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber
The coolest thing happened during my run on Saturday. Well, OK two cool things. The first, that I almost forgot to mention, is that I ran 10 miles! That’s the longest/farthest I’ve ever run. The weather couldn’t have been better. It was in the 60s when I started out and the sun still wasn’t too… Continue reading Motivation on My First 10-Miler
I forgot to mention in my latest post that I ran another 5K recently. I signed up for the Race for the Horses 5K in Saratoga, NY. It was an official run/walk event, so I invited my dad to join - he doesn't run. Personally, I am terrified of horses but I know race horses… Continue reading All The Races I’ve Run
In less than a month, I will turn 32. Two days later, I will run my first half marathon (I contemplated writing “I will attempt to…” but ain’t nobody got time for negative thoughts). I have always asked for the latest model of my beloved Mizuno Wave Riders for Christmas, but I have logged a lot… Continue reading New Shoes: Before or After the Half?