The Itch... To Race and Write

I can't believe how long it has been since I've written on here... Months! ...more

I Will See You Again

December 1988 Sometimes I feel like my heart is breakingBut I stay strong and I hold on cause I knowI will see you againThis is not where it endsI will carry you with me...~Carrie UnderwoodMy uncle was 52 years old. He was the baby of five children. He was born and raised in the same town for his whole life ....more

What a Difference a Day Can Make

Yesterday, I felt really good. Now, I realize I felt too good. I had successfully accomplished the hardening-of-the-heart concept that I so tactfully call "pretending that the past two weeks didn't happen and smiling like I'm not broken inside."I had woken up somewhat refreshed, having actually slept the night before ....more

I Forgot...

Many of you may know, or not know, but I spent all four years in college working with an amazing therapist. C was a pyschotherapist and helped me get to the root of any issues and learn how to cope with them. After my boyfriend had passed away suddenly in 2008 followed by a slew of other losses, I started to see C at least once a week and work through coping with my grieving in a healthy way ....more

A Week Ago Today

A week ago today... I got ready for work like I always do. I packed my breakfast and lunch ....more

2014, I'm Ready for Ya!

via Oh hey, I'm back. And with an incomplete NYC Marathon recap still in my drafts, you all are just going to have to wait a tiny bit longer....more

2013 ING NYC Marathon - Expo & Day Before Race Day {Part I}

It's taken a month and a half to sit down and finally write. I don't want to forget anything about marathon weekend, so I'm writing and writing. Here goes nothing...Marathon weekend came faster than I expected ....more

A Month Later, I'm Here

I'm backkkk! I can't believe it's been almost a month since I've blogged. A month?! ...more

5 years...

5 years ago...Our world was rocked to the core. Our world meaning everyone who's life was touched by Matt's. No one could have seen it coming ....more

Mental Runners Anonymous

Hi. My name is Amanda, and I'm a mental runner. I'd like to catch you all up on life lately ....more