New York Marathon Take 2

In 2017 51,307 people started the New York marathon.  All but 541 people finished the marathon.  I was amongst the starters and, unfortunately, I was amongst the 541.  I have my reasons for not finishing, but to be honest, I still beat myself up about the race.  I don’t really beat myself up for not…

The Lung Transplant Evaluation Process Begins

On Wednesday, March 27, I started the lung transplant evaluation process.  I had my initial appointment where the pulmonologist goes over my history, gathers more history and information and makes a decision on moving forward with the evaluation process. I started writing this blog the night before the appointment.  I started with letting you know…

My Chronic Disease (PCD) is a Full Time Job

I have a full time job. Two of them, actually. My first is as a program analyst; I get paid to do it. My second is as Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) patient with bronchiectasis. It’s not the kind of job that pays well or has great benefits. In fact, maybe it should be called my anti-job….

Jeff Galloway 13.1

For my 5th new state for 2015 (8th new state so far) I had the pleasure of participating in the Jeff Galloway 13.1 in Atlanta Georgia on December 13th. Doing this race was a last minute decision. I’d known about the race since September, when I met Jeff and his wife, Barbara, at the Disneyland…