Guys, it’s official! My registration for the Chicago Marathon is complete! I guaranteed an entry by signing up with a charity group. I chose Imerman Angels, a group that provides one-on-one support for cancer victims and their families. Going through Kayla’s cancer was horrible, but we had a lot of support from family and friends.… Continue reading Chicago Marathon – I’m in!
2015 was a monumental year. A lot of shit happened. Some really great things, and some pretty horrible stuff. It will definitely be a year that I will never forget. Running continued to be a big part of my life. I ran my first marathon in June and so for the first half of 2015,… Continue reading A recap of 2015
I woke up today and smiled. My baby is free of cancer. I started laughing and then I cried tears of joy. This has been my life over the last 23 hours. Yesterday morning our family woke up very early to check in at Radiology at 7:00 a.m. for Kayla’s CT scan. Joining us were… Continue reading I woke up today and smiled.
I was in a serious funk at the beginning of the week. The closer we get to Kayla’s follow-up appointment next week, the more anxious I seem to get. Staying strong and positive seems to be more difficult lately. I’m not sleeping well and I feel really tired and a bit grumpy. After taking really… Continue reading Roller coaster
This week has finally felt like a normal week for me. I signed up to do a virtual half-marathon in January: The race is actually in December, but I won’t be ready by then, so I’m shooting for January 23! One of the major perks of virtual racing – flexibility! I’m so excited to be… Continue reading Getting back to normal
We had a visit with Kayla’s oncologist today. I had sent him an e-mail yesterday and asked him if he could send me a recap of what he told us when we found out Kayla has ovarian cancer. That whole visit is a blur. I remember hearing Kayla being told, “You have ovarian cancer” and… Continue reading Doctor visit