My Story

I remain busy with other endeavors but the folks at the National Arthritis Foundation and the Racing for a Cure posted a note about my story. Click here for the note.

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!

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…

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…

Gear Review: Comfortably Compressed

Over the past month, my running life has been “on hold” as I rehab from…well, unsure specifically of the problem because I could make a case for a hamstring issue, a calf strain or even issues with my back as a result of the work that has been ongoing at PT. During this same time…

PT Tidbits…the first day!

“Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence.”                        — Colin Powell Today was my first official visit with the PT (Monday was an eval) and I came away with some great information as it relates to my knee,…

5 for Friday: Enduring a Running Layoff

Bad attitudes will ruin your team           – Terry Bradshaw It has been quite a few days since my last post on the blog as I have been enjoying a sort of sabbatical from running and social media. The former due to my injured (and recovering) knee and the latter due…

Taking a Sabbatical 

UPDATE 1-12-17:  This downtime has been longer than expected as the prognosis was a sprained knee. Been doing a bunch of cross training. It admittedly getting antsy. One more week of rest and hopefully I am ready to go! I posted the following over at my Instagram account earlier today  I have an appointment tonight…

Monday Musings…1000 miles!

This morning, after finishing up an early run in Boston, I was scanning the data on my Smashrun account and realized that with the 8 Miles this morning, I had crossed 1000 for the year! Now, I am “happy” that I have been able to run 1000 miles in 2016 but I am “unhappy” that…

TR: The Experience of “Unplugged” and Goodbye to a Friend

On Monday I mentioned that I had to run without my Aftershokz headphones because I left them at home (originally I thought I had lost them at the gym). I know of many who run unplugged and always thought that I could not attain such “heights” so to speak – in short, I did not…

Running Lessons: Running Around the Christmas Tree

Each morning, when I head out for my run,  I venture through Faneuil Hall and then turn left or right at the other end – towards my routes on the South side of the city or towards the routes on the north side. For the most part, I honestly don’t know which way I am…

5 for Friday: The Great Debate!

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. – Anthony J D’Angelo Life is the great debate! We make choices at every turn whether it is what to have for breakfast, what to do for work or where to vacation. In a runners world, some of these decisions include…