Me (wearing #413) with some of my tribe – the women of the Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club (PVWRC).

This is my story, but it’s also the story of everyone in my tribe that supports me. We lift each other up, and by welcoming others to join us, we create one collective story. My tribe helped me find the joy in being active, the power of friendships, and the badass athlete that was already inside.

From my blog


I have enjoyed writing for most of my life, in my diary as a kid and then in composition and journalism courses in college, but I have always viewed it as more of an interest, not how I defined myself. I wasn’t “a writer.” In my paid professional life, I’ve written copy that has bolstered…

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Run, don’t walk.

This is a placeholder for new blog content. I don’t know what I’m going to write about yet, but this will be the first post in a very long time – better make it good!

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One day at a time

“You are cancer-free. Go live your life.” It’s been almost a year since Dr. Asik said the words I longed to hear.  To bring you up to speed, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in December 2018, and had chemotherapy infusions from January through May 2019. Always positive-minded and goal-oriented, I started my journey with…

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