I’ve been taking a break

I’m sure it’s no secret that I’m taking a little break from a lot of normal things – everything from running to blogging have taken a back seat for the moment. My mom is battling glioblastoma, an aggressive, terminal brain cancer, and it’s been rough. When I’m in Baltimore to see and help her, I…

One Word 2018

Late in 2016, I was introduced to the idea of ‘one word’, a sort-of way to set a new year’s resolution without it being ‘resolutiony.’ Instead of the same of old things like getting in better shape, being more organised, saving more money, the concept of selecting a word to guide your year appealed to…

Race Recap: Baltimore Marathon

A week later, and I’m now getting around to a recap of the Baltimore Marathon. It wasn’t as solid a run as I had thought I could do: the weather was warmer than normal, and I had an issue with numbness/tingling and pain in my left foot during the race (that I’ve since realized is…

After 16 Marathons…

My first marathon was the Marine Corps Marathon in October 2015. It seems like only a few weeks ago, I was on the eve of that race, filled with excitement and anxiety about the race, about the unknown. Somehow though, it has been two years. And in two years, I’ve now run 16 marathons. Sixteen!…