Hello! How has your week been so far? Another 3-day weekend is coming up, which I’m very excited about. Kayla had her surgery on Monday and things went well. She was able to go home that night and has been staying with us during her recovery. She has some pain and needs assistance getting around,… Continue reading Gym update
Remember when I published a blog post earlier today about how I was seriously thinking about quitting running because I was worried I was doing permanent damage to my knee? Just kidding – BAZINGA! I went and saw my doctor at the sports medicine clinic and he said no worries, I haven’t injured anything; all… Continue reading Update since earlier blog…
For the first time since I started running almost six years ago, I’m considering retirement. Just typing these words makes me experience a tornado of emotions. But first, let me explain why I’m thinking of quitting for good. I have some arthritis in my left knee. The pain has been tolerable, and the knee didn’t… Continue reading Retiring from running?
When I look back at 2016, a lot of great things happened: I ran my second marathon. I also got to meet an online friend in person and we ran the marathon together. It was pretty damn epic. I went to Wrigley Field for the first time and saw the Cubs play. By that time,… Continue reading I’ve had enough of 2016
I’ve been doing workouts at our local gym for four straight weeks and it’s been great! Although I haven’t noticed any significant changes in my body, I have been able to increase the weights that I’m using in my workouts and best of all, I’ve noticed an improvement in my running. I can run… Continue reading A month at the gym
It’s been quite the week, hasn’t it? For me, it’s been an emotional rollercoaster. For those of you who read my blog on a regular basis, this won’t come as any surprise: I voted for Hillary, so when I woke up Wednesday morning to the news that Donald Trump is our next POTUS, I was… Continue reading I joined a gym!
As I was drinking my coffee this morning and scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, an article popped up about Meniere’s disease and I was suddenly reminded that I once had this disease. It’s crazy, but I had truly forgotten about it. Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes vertigo, tinnitus, hearing… Continue reading Meniere’s Disease