Monthly Archives: November 2007

Vegas vows

There are tons of new pictures in the Gallery two new albums one by myself and the other by Lynn. Each album has multiple pages if you really want to have a look at everything we though was worthy of … Continue reading

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Meningioma

We were celebrating cancer today – well a particular type of cancer specifically Meningioma. The MRI report finally came in and the diagnosis has been modified from metastatic to meningioma. The oncologist was practically ecstatic! The simple fact is that … Continue reading

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On the road again

Curiously the seizures which are the harbinger of brain cancer are more likely to be the result of edema (a fancy word for swelling). So the first step in treatment is reduce the swelling. The start of treatment is an … Continue reading

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Improving your vocabulary

The path to learning is sometimes difficult. This week’s word is: Metastatic. Metastatic means that something has spread from a primary site to another location. Earlier this week my wife was hospitalized briefly after a seizure. While in the hospital … Continue reading

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Courting disaster

While almost all the runners I know were running Philadelphia and generating personal best times yesterday I was taking the day off barely able to walk up or down the stairs. Today was not too much better as the Achilles … Continue reading

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Drawing close

I had a good run today – 20K – but the fall out has been several hours later when my calves cramped up something fierce. I’m not sure why I have been having calve problems of late but at least … Continue reading

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New Rushes

Here is the new Why I Run cut – not much has changed since the last one just a new interview.

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First cache

Geocaching: Hunting for small containers with note pad, pencil and doodads in waterproof containers hidden all over the world. You can find them by using a global positioning system or by joining Geocaching.com and using their maps to steer you … Continue reading

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XC racing

Sometimes you just know a course isn’t quite right. Finishing a “10K” XC race over rolling terrain in a time of 40:11 was a dead give away that the course was short. Some were saying 500 meters short I think … Continue reading

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to err on the cautious side

Yesterday I pulled up lame 500 meters into what should have been a 16K tempo. My left leg was screaming in pain from behind the knee all the way down the middle of the calf and along the tendon to … Continue reading

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