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Old School

So last weekend¬†a little over a week ago I ran the Old School Trail Run in Fairmount Park. As I mentioned in my last post (way back when), I’m running a fair amount of miles these days but nothing fast, … Continue reading

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Relay for Life

This morning was the Relay for Life 5k here in eastern PA. Last year I ran this in my build up to the Philly Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, and it holds a bit of a special place in my … Continue reading

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Ragnar NWP (or: a long post for a long race)

Thirteen Type 1 Diabetics. Two Vans. Two Hundred Miles. This past weekend I had the great pleasure of taking part in the Ragnar Northwest Passage Relay with Insulindependence. Going into the event I really didn’t quite know what to expect. … Continue reading

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University of Insulindependence

What an unbelievable week. As I think I mentioned, I’ve volunteered to be a captain for Insulindependence this year. Basically that entails organizing and hosting monthly Dawn Phenom events (fitness oriented free events open to all), mentoring a youth with … Continue reading

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ODDyssey

As I mentioned the other day I ran the ODDyssey half marathon with my friend Mike yesterday in an attempt to pace him under two hours. In 2010 the average finishing time for a 35 year old male was about … Continue reading

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One Year

One year ago today I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.¬† In many ways it seems much more recent; like I just found out last week. In most ways, though, it feels fully integrated into my life. Testing and … Continue reading

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New Toy!

So yesterday I finally broke down and bought myself a Garmin 310XT. Typically I use Runkeeper on my iPhone to track my runs, but as I don’t normally listen to music when I run I was getting tired of carrying … Continue reading

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Hmmm…

Has it really been over a month since I wrote something here? I really should do something about that. The issue is that I haven’t felt like much of interest was happening recently, and the only thing worse than not … Continue reading

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Dexcom

I got a Dexcom! After going through the process of applying for insurance coverage and being denied, I finally but the bullet and paid out of pocket. I first have to say that the company was a joy to work … Continue reading

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