After Thursday’s painful, insole-less run, I redeemed myself on Friday with an excellent lunchtime run – I work from home on Fridays in the summer, which means I have time for lunch break runs. I’ve never taken one, so I was nervous and stopped every mile to check my email. Fortunately, it was a quiet… Continue reading 9 Miles Along the River
Related posts – My Watery Eye: Part 1 & My Watery Eye: Part 2 In March 2015, I finally went to the doctor about my non-stop watery eye. It took several appointments and three specialists but eventually I had the surgery I needed to remove the mass behind my eyeball, fix my deviated septum, and reduce my… Continue reading My Watery Eye: Part 3
As you probably know if you read this blog regularly, I have issues with my arches. But I also have issues with my feet going numb on longer runs. All of my research has suggested that my shoes are either too small (nope) or tied too tightly (if I tied them any looser they would… Continue reading Ouch, My Arch!
A few weeks ago, I went out for a run feeling very bloated as I have been a lot lately. I don't know if it's healthier eating (aka more veggies and fiber) or what, but I have felt enormous and my pants always feel tight and my stomach is often unhappy. So I was horrified… Continue reading Good For You
Every year since 2014 (my first full year working at Dana-Farber), my dad has done the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. The course is all 26.2 miles of the Boston Marathon, but walking on sidewalks instead of running on pavement. When I first heard about it, I thought it sounded nuts. More nuts than running… Continue reading Walking a Marathon
I can’t believe I’m already 5.5 weeks into half marathon training and still feeling great! I’ve really nailed my workouts down to a pretty consistent routine, allowing for flexibility to swap my rest days if I need to because of social plans or if I’m just not feeling up to it. I’ve found that I… Continue reading Almost Halfway to my Half
I ran my first-ever treadmill race on Sunday, and boy was it weird. Long story short, I got accepted via the lottery system to the Falmouth Road Race. However, money was due in May, when I was broke and had also just rescued Chip. I knew registering meant not being able to afford my monthly… Continue reading Racing on a Treadmill