I quit a training run last weekend. I had 14 miles planned. I was dressed perfectly for the temps, had my nutrition with me, had the route picked out, and … Continue reading Why I’m Proud of a Run I Didn’t Finish.
One week from tomorrow I will be toeing the line of a 50 mile trail race. Last time I did a 50 miler I had two kidneys. This time I … Continue reading Preparing to Run a 50 Mile Race With One Kidney
As my kidney donation date neared in spring of 2017 I began to feverishly search on-line for examples of endurance athletes that donated and went on to still compete. I … Continue reading Living Kidney Donor – It’s Time to Get Back to Ultras
My oldest, truest friend in the world is running. I was only 5 years old when I first became enamored with the way it made my mind and body feel, … Continue reading Running Reinvented
In 2004 I was training for the Chicago Marathon, my first attempt at 26.2 miles. I took it very seriously, followed my training plan to the letter, and on the … Continue reading Injured and Not Freaking Out? This is New…