The offer of a dozen homemade cookies proved too enticing for three of my generous supporters. I raised $305 in 24 hours - my best day yet aside from one $1,000 donation last month. Julianna was one of my favorite people at Dana-Farber, until she abandoned us to go back to Syracuse. Just kidding about… Continue reading Thank You, Julianna, Aunt Lori and Uncle Larry!
I’m not feeling as proud of my new longest run – 14 miles – because I followed a run/walk protocol for the entire run. As I mentioned in earlier posts, I was incredibly tight all week. I also really aggravated my hamstring at some point. It was likely on Friday night, when I unknowingly chose… Continue reading 14 Miles…If They All Count
I am so honored to announce that I am running the Boston Marathon in memory of Tatyana Abrams, who was a patient at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital. She passed away 2 years ago today, while the rest of us were complaining about digging out from 2+ feet of snow. Let that sink… Continue reading In Memory of Tatyana
I seem to have forgotten what running is, because I haven’t done it since Saturday. I felt fine immediately afterward, but as I mentioned in my earlier post, I’ve been very tight. Like, really tight. It’s not getting better. I took Monday and Tuesday off from running (and Wednesday was a cross-training day) because I’m… Continue reading Fueling Issues Likely to Blame
Despite some technical difficulties (the Dana-Farber folks have admitted the fundraising website isn’t that great, but it’s free and doesn’t take a cut of donations like GoFundMe and CrowdRise do), Cathleen is my latest donor! Cathleen was my Dana-Farber homegirl. She had already been working there for more than a year when I joined, and… Continue reading Thank You, Cathleen!
I realize I’m going to be saying this pretty every weekend until the end of March, but I ran the longest/farthest run of my life on Saturday! I didn’t mean to. I meant to run 12 miles. But when I got there, my pace buddies were both talking to Coach Jack about some lower body… Continue reading Longest Run of My Life in the Books