Tag Archive: outrunning cancer

Jul 16

Why Breast Cancer Survivors Make Great Runners

The first thing that needs to be said is that cancer patients and cancer survivors are amazing people doing amazing things. This is my personal epiphany. The facts by the numbers. I am 53 years old. On November 2nd I will be 8 years breast cancer free. Because I had become a couch potato, I …

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Apr 20

My Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is my favorite marathon. To qualify for Boston is a badge of honor. It is the “Grand Daddy” of them all. When you say you have run the Boston Marathon you can feel the deserved respect. It isn’t an easy marathon to train for, even though the marathon distance is still just …

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Mar 29

A Crazy Survivor – Giving Back – Sharing HOPE

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  It will be 2 years in July that I was in the doctor’s office and I heard those words “You have cancer”. It has been a little more than a year that my chemo treatments ended, they thought they found more cancer in my spleen and removed it.  It could be that I continue …

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Feb 02

It’s Only 100 Miles

January 16th will mark 6 years of my “running life”. I really can’t remember what life was like before that day in 2006. One thing I am absolutely sure of is this… NEVER in my wildest dreams would I have said that there would be a point in my life that I would be running a 100 …

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Oct 19

Today, I Remember My Mom

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Today marks the 28th anniversary of my mom’s passing. It is not something discussed within my family – It never was. It is something I remember quietly on my own. Losing her is by far the most isolating event in my life: From how it made a young girl different from her classmates to my …

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