Health Blog

Inspiration for runners who believe their best times are behind them

November 21st, 2016

Click below to read my article published in Running Journal

My life as a back patient-how I’ve avoided back pain over the past 30 years

October 15th, 2016

Memories of my back injury still haunt me. At 19 years-old I laid helpless and dependent in the hospital for nearly two weeks. My back hurt, and my right leg was weak and numb down to my toes. A CT scan, nerve conduction test, and horrendous myelogram, revealed a herniated disc. Three times per day,

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Distraction, another benefit to exercising in bad weather

October 10th, 2016

Today, I ran ten miles in the rain at Pocahontas State Park. Before I ran, it had rained for hours. It rained the entire run, and is still raining as I write. I could have run indoors comfortably, while watching TV, but I didn’t. While running in the drenching rain, I thought about why I

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