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Reflections 10.15.10

Friday, October 15, 2010      5 comments

On my SP page is a picture of 'the mules' - the four guys in cycling apparel. We have gon through thick and thin since 2002. We now have an endurance event which will bring us even closer together. A mule wife got the news yesterday - breast can... Read more

Reflections 10.8.10

Friday, October 08, 2010      15 comments

My friends - this is not about me, but about paying forward. On my kitchen table is a medal from a race I recently ran. It will be mailed to a friend, who have done something unique, and be part of what this person is doing for and with oth... Read more

Reflections 10.4.10

Monday, October 04, 2010      10 comments

It happened again. I spoke with a friend yesterday who developed an issue while running. Earlier this year - someone else had a running injury which actually required surgery. Unfortunately my friend yesterday has an upcoming event. It is d... Read more

PVG 10.2.10

Sunday, October 03, 2010      13 comments

PVG (Ponte-vino-giro) or tour of the wine country and covered bridges is an annual event in NE Ohio. It is put on by a local bike store and is a two day event. Arrival straight from work on Friday got my package and met my colleague and her... Read more

Reflections 10.1.10

Friday, October 01, 2010      4 comments

Tomorrow is October 2nd. It is Livestrong day. LIVE STRONG Day marks the day of cancer survivor celebration ... I encourage you to celebrate cancer survivorship by wearing yellow tomorrow 10/2. Currently there are 28 million cancer survivor... Read more

Reflections 9.28.10

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      8 comments

First of all - thank you for reading my blogs. Second, thank you so very much for all the compliments. I have to be honest and say I am pretty overwhelmed by the outpour of support. This past weekend I got an email from a friend. His wife h... Read more

Reflections 9.27.10

Monday, September 27, 2010      8 comments

This is a difficult blog to write, but I am writing it to honor the patient and his family. Last week, I supported a young woman and her teenage daughter during a very difficult time - a couple of days before and the day of removing life su... Read more

Reflections 9.26.10

Sunday, September 26, 2010      12 comments

Many of you know John Bingham's quote - the miracle isn't that I finished - the miracle is that I had the courage to start. Yesterday, as I was running the marathon, I saw so many people who exemplify that quote. For all I know, some of the... Read more

Akron marathon 9.25.10

Saturday, September 25, 2010      17 comments

Today was my 20 mile training run in preparation for the Columbus marathon in three weeks. I did something daring and decided to run the Akron marathon instead. I am home and it went well. Because it was a training run, I wanted to aim for... Read more

Reflections 9.23.10

Thursday, September 23, 2010      16 comments

Last year I met one of my colleagues somewhere where I did not expect her. Although she is an oncology nurse in my hospital, she was in street clothes in the outpatient cancer center. I asked her what she was doing there and she told me that her... Read more

Reflections 9.22.10

Wednesday, September 22, 2010      3 comments

In her status SP_COACH_NANCY wrote "wonders why so many of us, me included, put so much emphasis on the number on the scale, when we should be focused on the numbers that detemine our health! SparkPeople and Running equals health! " Coach y... Read more

Reflections 9.21.10

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      8 comments

When I opened the mail yesterday, there was an envelope with a card. The card was my registration card to NMDP. I will explain. Many of you know I am involved with the leukemia and lymphoma society’s team in training program. The program i... Read more

It is show time.

Saturday, September 18, 2010      12 comments

I am approaching my planned Marathon in Columbus on October 17, 2010, raising money for the leukemia and lymphoma society. I just have a few things I need to in preparation for this event ... next weekend a 20 mile run, however I am running the... Read more

Spokes of Hope got under way last night

Wednesday, September 08, 2010      12 comments

Dear friends - spokes of hope stared in Indianapolis last night You can either look at their website or follow the progress on the blog
m/ Tomorrow the 'carava... Read more


Saturday, August 28, 2010      12 comments

Today was OROC, a 5k run downtown Cleveland (OROC = outrun ovarian cancer). Before I go any further, I want to tell you - the entire run today was dedicated to one of my spark friends (who shall remain nameless) and to her aunt who lost her batt... Read more

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