Category Archives: A New Hope

Sometimes, Momentous Occasions are Interrupted by a Guy Who Looks Kind of Like Hulk Hogan: A Race Report on My First Post-Lupus 5k

I turned into the chute, pumping my arms and gasping. On either side of me, there was a cheering crowd spread along the metal dividers. The noise and energy was incredible. I’d paced myself well, and I was just running … Continue reading

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The First Run

Today, I went for my first run since I was diagnosed with Lupus six months ago. I was only able to run a mile. In fact, I was wheezing before I’d even gone a block. But it’s a start. In … Continue reading

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