Well it has been since November since I have written a blog entry. I have had a lot happen since then racing wise, life has just taken precedence over sitting and writing. But, I promised myself that I would keep this blog going in hopes to inspire others with RA and autoimmune diseases to… Continue reading Anthem Richmond Marathon Weekend
It is a tradition in our family to spend Halloween at my grandparent’s house as it is my grandmother’s favorite holiday. I had one long run of 13 miles left on the schedule for Richmond and I knew that spending a weekend at my grandparent’s house would definitely derail me on the diet front especially… Continue reading Why race one when you can race two?
A couple of weeks have passed since my last blog entry and it has been a whirlwind. I had to get over an upper respiratory infection/bronchitis (that required two rounds of antibiotics), I had to keep up with training (which took a huge hit due to being sick), was in a fashion show, had a… Continue reading Life, racing and long runs…
What does rheumatoid arthritis feel like? I get asked this question a lot and I try to answer to the best of my ability without completely putting someone to sleep or feeling like I am looking for sympathy. I want to be very clear, I have had many “why me” moments and occasionally still do. But,… Continue reading What does RA feel like?
I had the pleasure of running at one of my favorite places in the world this past weekend. I had a 20 mile training run scheduled and saw that it perfectly lined up with the 30k that the Twin City Track Club puts on every year. This race is small, low key and always promises… Continue reading Reflecting on the Salem Lake 30k
Before I get too immersed into my blog post, I just want to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for all of the love and support you have shown me. I love words as they help convey your thoughts and emotions, however, in this case I feel they are limiting as my heart… Continue reading Third time still a charm?
I am a 34 year old wife, mother and avid runner. My 3 and 1/2 year old daughter is my world. She is the reason and catalyst for everything I do in life. In addition to those things, I am a person who has rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. I want to share my story because… Continue reading A little background on me and my RA journey…