Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A very special episode of....

Remember in the 80's and 90's when sitcom's wanted to venture into more serious subject matter? I'm assuming these were always during sweeps weeks to drum up extra viewers. We'd inevitably see our favorite sitcom characters like ALF, Fresh Prince, Blossom or Steve Urkel in some jacked up, un-funny scenario.

If you're not a Gen X'er you probably missed all those character references.

I don't think blogs have sweeps weeks, but if they did, I would TOTALLY get my wife to guest star for that week.

I mentioned in my last post that I wanted her to tell her amazing journey of what it took to simply get to the starting line of the Marine Corps Marathon. Her story is one of overcoming mental, physical and emotional obstacles; but more than that, it is a story about how running can truly help to change your life.

I am so proud of her, and I think she will be an inspiration to everyone who reads my blog, so I hope you'll take some time to read it. I hope you enjoy "A Very Special Episode of Coffee...on the Run"

I'll get you started...

God must have known I would need help deciding to take on the challenge of another marathon while the bad memory of my first one was still so fresh.  But honestly, I was borderline delirious when I agreed to it.  On the evening of February 22, 2011 I had an accident while biking with my kids.  I knew my collarbone was broken, and I had an appointment with my doctor the next afternoon.  Somewhere between the accident and the appointment my husband asked me if I wanted to run the MCM with him.  He pointed out it was eight whole months away, but oh, one more thing.  I had to decide right then because it sells out super fast!   Read More