Monday Musings: Break Throughs and I will not be broken

A few weeks back, I came across a note that was “exciting” to me. It concerned the discovery that doctors were closing in on a new treatment that shuts “off” the body’s defense systems. These defense systems are normally a good thing for normally functioning human body. Heck, our defense systems keep us from getting…

Testing out the Joints

When I was first diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis years ago, only after a year of tests (while enduring pain), I discovered that it was a rare disease that caused many conserable pain. I would go on Facebook message boards to find out what was working to beat back the disease (as well as what was…

The Unpredictable Battle from Within

If I were to sum up 2016 with one word as it relates to my running “odyssey” this year, it would be “frustrating.” Not “frustrating” with what I have accomplished (2 half’s and one full marathon plus an assortment of smaller ones) but frustrating based on the unpredictability of the injuries that have come my…

Running, the Gut and some perspective.

I completed the Newburyport Half Marathon on Sunday and tweeted the following It was “ok” because I did not attain a PR which was my goal going in. Yes, it was very windy and yes, I did not eat well all week leading into the race so in a way, not getting a PR was…

The Battle with PsA is on…and I am winning!

Yesterday, I tweeted out the following link on an article that covers a topic that is true to my health…arthritis! I have written before about my battle with arthritis before and I continue to raise money via Racing for a Cure (the link will take you to my fundraising page) for the Arthritis foundation. (and I…

Preview: The Runners World Classic

Over the past month, with ticky tack injury after ticky tack injury, I was really debating if I would be able to run the Runners World Classic “Hat Trick.” I have trained through these issues​ though and heading into the days before the race, I am ready to rock and roll! (I hope)  Want a…

CR: Not “Shokz’ed” by this #Bibchat

Over the past few weeks, I have been blitzing my readers with messages about AfterShokz Trekz Titanium Headphones (and for one last time, save 20% with code BIBRAVE at their website) as part of a testing of the product with Bibrave – I am am ambassador which allows me to test new products from time…