Running In The Winter With High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure generally is higher in the winter and lower in the summer. That’s because low temperatures cause your blood vessels to narrow — which increases blood pressure because more pressure is needed to force blood through your narrowed veins and arteries. And according to the Mayo Clinic, Cold weather impacts the elderly more than […]

I have WHAT?

6/20/2016: The Day the Earth Stood Still (for me). The day my internist called to tell me “It’s bad. Really bad.” Ovarian Cancer. Further testing revealed it to be the worst: stage 4. Meaning it wasn’t just throughout my abdomen and bowels, but it had migrated to lymph nodes around my heart and chest. The […]

Running and Empathy Can Make You Stronger Then You Think YOU Are

What it is. Empathy, has a few objective meanings but one that fits a runner’s state of mind usually means relating life’s objectives or thoughts, and experience by channeling those feelings in an objectively explicit manner. For some, that’s running, running and running some more. Life happens, if you’re breathing, expect things to not always […]