Learning to Run: Part Two

I left off at the point in my life when I was moving 1000 miles from my home state of New York to start my new job in the uncharted world that is Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati. I’d made a futile attempt to continue the Couch to 5K running program upon arriving in my new home-away-from-home… but that just didn’t happen. Continue reading


Learning to Run: Part One

This is the start of a multi-part series, the length of which has yet to be determined, where I’ll be talking about the ups and downs (and more downs…) that led to my “learning” to run. Believe it or not, it’s more than just “left foot, right foot, repeat”! Let me make it clear that there are two kinds of runners: those who are born runners, and those who become runners. I’m definitely the latter, as I started my running regimen when I was very, very overweight and could barely run one minute without begging for death to take me!

But, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s begin! Continue reading