First run in 61 days!

Been a short while since I last posted and the “radio silence” will probably continue into next week. With that in mind, here is a post from my IG account yesterday on my first run in 61 days!

Gear Review: Going to France through glasses

“Disclaimer: I received XX2i France 2s to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!” A few weeks back, I posted the following to Twitter! While my running has not occurred as of yet (though the…

5 for Friday: A Coaching Revival

The right of passage for a young hockey player and his parents is the ability to survive a super cold rink with cold windy drafts and uncomfortable seats throughout, very easily on a Sunday morning. I used to go through this ritual with my father at the crack of dawn on the weekends, trudging out…

“Weight!” Is it really all about Running?

“Among competing hypothesis, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected.” — Ockham’s Razor I posted this quote a few days ago pointing out that while I can research to the high heavens why my back hurts (as if someone is putting kneedles into it or my knees ache like someone has been hitting…

Beaten today but not tomorrow

I have been posting notes to this blog for about two years. For the most part, I have covered my running (the good, the bad and the ugly) and my battle with Psoriatic arthritis (which also has its own good, bad and ugly). I like to say to others that as I have written note…

5 for Friday: One Temperamental Day

You will not be punished FOR your anger. You will be punished BY your anger. – Buddha It has been almost 2 months since I have hit the roads for a run longer than 2 miles and I have to admit, while I am remaining positive for the most part, I am getting very temperamental!…

Randoms: Vacation Week

Been on vacation this week so the posts have been few and far between. I will be getting back into the swing of things later today into tonight! Also, a few quick notes to consider My review of the XX2i France 2s will be coming soon. They were fantastic this week on the slopes and…

What a Pain in the Back!

“If I woke up in the morning and nothing hurt,  I would think I am dead!” – Unknown DID YOU KNOW…according to spine-health.com,  “Running is an activity that involves repetitive stress and impact…people who have an underlying lower back problem can find running or jogging makes their pain worse or leads to additional types of…

I Run to Value and Ignore the Frauds

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein I am working through a startup project at the moment and while doing some research on it this morning, in a coffee shop full of bustling and happy people (ok, not all happy), I was reminded of a conversation…

The Willimantic Classic

Earlier today, I posted to Twitter and IG information on the Willimantic Classic….it is occurring that first weekend of May and should be a good race. As I struggle through my rehab, I am exploring this one as an option to run in the spring. Here is the tweet and IG from this morning You…

Less stress = less pain?

Happiness does not depend on any external conditions… it is governed by our mental attitude. — Dale Carnegie #thinkingpositive in 2017 is my goal this year. Negative feelings will not be permitted and only positive thoughts and the accompanying attitude, will be permitted within my life this year. I am a strong believer in the…

Monday Musings…Sticking to the Plan

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy             – Saadi I don’t consider myself an overly religious person but I do make my way to church more often than not on Sunday mornings with the family. When I get in, I kneel down, say a few prayers…