Providence or Bust

Providence or Bust With a little over a week to go (9 days to be exact, but who’s counting) I ask myself if I really think I can do this again. Having no experience running (and very little training) I

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Grateful

It’s two weeks until the Providence Half Marathon.  I’m so excited to be participating as a member of the Running for Rare team.  I’ve definitely been procrastinating on this blogpost but only because I’ve never blogged before and am not

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Introducing the Community Partner Committee

Did you know that Running for Rare has a Community Partner Committee? Our main objective is to support healthy and safe community partnerships for the Running for Rare team. We develop strategies to grow the community and work to ensure

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10 miles and mommy guilt.

  I write this on along a car ride to an out of town wedding midday after my first double digit run. I reached 10 miles this morning. It was a beautiful morning in NC/SC. I say this because we

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Providence and PKU: Part I

I have a lot of love and passion for the rare disease community every day,  but especially on days like today, since we went to my daughter’s genetics and metabolism clinic st UNC.  Annabelle is 19 months old exactly today

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Running is easy, blogging is hard….

Writing down your thoughts has to be one of the hardest things to do…. Those that know me even in the slightest bit know that I truly enjoy chatting with people. So, writing something for the Running For Rare blog

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Big City Hope

With the New York City Marathon less than two weeks to go, I wanted to share why the Big Apple is such a magic location on my family’s journey with a rare disease. Earlier this year, I had an opportunity to speak on the

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26.2 Degrees of Keven Bacon

When I think or rare disorders one thing that pops in my head is Kevin Bacon.  It’s an odd thought, but if you’ve heard of him, then you’ve probably heard of the game “6 degrees of Keven Bacon.”  If you

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What is hard?

I am currently training for the NYC marathon and raising money and awareness for Running for Rare. A few weeks ago I was off to meet some friends for my long run. We meet bright and early ready to run

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Running for Rare First Timer

About two months ago my childhood friend Emily asked me if I’d be interested in running the Hartford Half with Running for Rare. I knew I could do the running part, but was nervous about the partner part. I asked

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