The 3177 Day Promise

Finishing the 2016 NYC Marathon was one of the greatest accomplishments of my life and truly the realization of a dream. Running isn’t something that was new to me. I actually started running… well “running” back in 2007. I quit smoking on April 15, 2007, after 18 years of a multiple pack a day problem. Smoking…

The Karate Adult 

What I know about karate is directly from Mr. Miyagi’s sage advice in The Karate Kid! Wax on, wax off.  One thing I do know is that I’m fascinated with people who study martial arts. The discipline, strength, and work ethic it takes to advance belts is extraordinary. What little kid didn’t want to be…

Cycling for a Cure

I was never much of an outdoorsy kid. I was the stay at home and read books by myself kind of kid. I remember vividly that my elementary school was having a bike-a-then when I was 10 years old and I really wanted to ride in it. Eager to nurture my desire to leave the…

Time Flies and So Did I

I can’t believe it’s been nearly two months since I wrote. What’s even crazier is that there have been so many things to share! Time has certainly been flying this spring and that’s exactly what I want to share with you before I continue on with the many events that have occurred so far. One…