Month: November 2021

  • Fifth Derby 50k

    Fifth Derby 50k

    This year was my 5th year running the Derby 50k event. COVID is still in people’s minds but this year there have been many other events. I am coming from Skinny Turkey on Thursday. Even though I did not run yesterday, my legs are feeling just ok. This year I am back with the hopes […]

  • 2021 Skinny Turkey Half

    2021 Skinny Turkey Half

    Happy Thanksgiving I completed my seventh Skinny Turkey Half Marathon. This year I am running as a final prep run for the Derby 50k on Saturday. For my sugars, the levels of my CGMS we not that good this morning. The CGMS was not providing an accurate reading as the calibration check I did earlier […]

  • 2021 Cisco 5k virtual this time

    2021 Cisco 5k virtual this time

    So as I have mentioned almost every single year the Cisco 5k was my 1st official running event. Also, it was the event that hook me into running eventually marking the beginning for me to work my way up to graduating into ultra running. This month due to the current COVID Cisco Life Connection team […]

  • Running Diabetes: Taping the CGMS sensor

    Running Diabetes: Taping the CGMS sensor

    Just recently I was asked about how do I keep my CGMS sensor from getting undone during my long sweaty runs. The CGMS is a subcutaneous sensor that connects to a transmitter that conveys information for a device, insulin pump, or phones your glucose level readings. This happens about every 5 minutes or so. This […]

  • 2021 City of Oaks Marathon

    2021 City of Oaks Marathon

     For morning routine the same as in plenty of other events, hot cereal with almond butter, coffee, water, and a banana about 35-45 minutes prior to the start of the event. Including a warm-up walk of about 3/4 miles to the start line. I knew this was not going to be easy, my last 20+ […]