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Running for My Life · 2d ago

Dermatology doubleheader and alphabet soup

A post from a year ago, A Little More Pain Today, came up on Facebook with a photo of me standing right near where I'm sitting at Diane and David's house in Newton waiting for more pain to be inflicted on my face this afternoon.The funny thing is, I ...
Running for My Life · 5d ago

Last (at Saint Pat's Road Race) but not least

With Ben and Carly before the raceFive years after my fourth bone marrow transplant, I ran...
Running for My Life · 1W ago

Stretching and slogging before Saint Patrick's Race

Doing a plantar fasciitis stretch at Kraft Family Blood Donor CenterMark Zuckerberg was ki...
Running for My Life · 2W ago

From cancer nightmares to flowers and writing

Inside the Smith College bulb showOver the past few weeks I have gone to more than my usua...
Running for My Life · 3W ago

Adding hills and miles heading toward's St. Patrick's Road Race again

It recently occurred to me that if I can run three miles, I can run another 3.2, in (as I ...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

What you don't want to hear in the dentist's chair

"CRAP," the dental hygienist said as she stuck that metal pokey thing in the back of my mo...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Thinking of my father on anniversary of his death

On Thursday I sat down at my laptop to look for a photo that I had in mind, and by accident I somehow hit archived older photos and this one of my father popped up.There he was smiling at me...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Bad dreams about skin, good night with the Dems

Eight years out. Fewer relapse nightmares.Graft vs. host disease, mostly of the skin. More dermatological nightmares.For example, in my dream last night I was going to Florida. Or maybe summ...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Fun and running in the Florida sun

Hollywood BeachWhen #WorldCancerDay came around on Saturday, the second day of my mini-vac...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

A long way from there: remembering the night of my 8th (re) birthday

With my donor Denise Ledvina when we met in 2011In looking for my blog post from Jan. 31, ...