November 23, 2013
I had seen a sports doctor a year ago. He had told me that I had an overuse injury from marathon training and almost everything was inflamed around my hips. This made sense.
I looked back on my transition from my Half Ironman (HIM) training to Boston Marathon training and realized how much I wasn’t thinking with the increase in mileage. Maybe if my HIM training was intense I would have been okay, but … [Continue reading]
November 2, 2013
I always have been pretty involved in fitness.
I played volleyball all year in high school-and I mean ALL year. I played in summer, spring and winter off-season leagues. And you couldn’t get me to stop talking about volleyball. I even thought that I would play on a club team.
Although I didn’t try out for the club volleyball team in college, I went to the gym or ran a few miles almost every day. … [Continue reading]
October 27, 2013
I was sitting at my desk doing work when my coworker came over. I love her to death but sometimes I get nervous when she comes over with a worried face because that means there is a problem that I need to fix.
She came over with a worried look on her face and tried to take a peak at my legs that were hidden under my desk. She asked if I was wearing a … [Continue reading]
October 26, 2013
Ever since my surgery, I haven’t really been exercising. I not only had to recovery physically, but I also had the an important exam to take-my Professional Engineer (PE) licensing exam. So most of my time was with my nose buried in the books.
Once you have your engineering license, you can stamp drawings and become accountable for that design. Ultimately, if there are problems, you will be the one who is … [Continue reading]
August 19, 2013
My best friend Ashley just had her first baby last week and Dave and I are the godparents!
I’ve known Ashley and have been good friends since high school. If you haven’t heard of her before, well I always tell my friends, “Ashley is the friend of mine who used to date Dave!” Dave and Ashley were childhood neighbors and dated for a few months in high school. They ended up realizing they were just … [Continue reading]