Diabetics who run Marathons!


Diabetics who run Marathons!

Diabetics who run Marathons!

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Comment by Stephen Meo on November 13, 2011 at 8:58am

Great job Brian!

Surfing and diving sounds like a great break, but having just returned from a dive trip in Bonaire I'll warn you - I forgot how diving uses VERY different muscles!

Comment by Mike on November 12, 2011 at 12:37am

@Brian - nice bib collection, and only one years worth.

Comment by Snow90 on November 11, 2011 at 6:18pm

Hi Brian,
Congrats on the NYC Marathon finish. Interesting to hear how the salt helped. I will try that on my next long run. Keep up the good work.

Comment by colleen on November 11, 2011 at 5:54pm

Brian....I am running in the Dublin ( Ireland) marathon next Oct. if you would like to join my running group. We will be running for and raising money for the Cancer society as we have a few runners who are also cancer survivors... I am the only T1 runner in my group.
It is a mixed group both men and women going... Enjoy a few days of rest.. I have a 15k on Sunday.

Comment by Brian on November 11, 2011 at 3:36pm

Thanks jljr! I think a little bit of a break sounds good. So does a fast 10k! :) I might take a vacation in Dec. Hoping to do some surfing and diving in Panama.

Comment by jljr on November 11, 2011 at 2:07pm

Hi Brian, nice job at New York. Your my new hero, cancer survivor and you have diabetes! God must believe your awful stong because he's given you a lot to handle. Take a well desevred break and come back at it...what about a fast spring 10k?

Comment by Brian on November 11, 2011 at 1:21pm

A year in running.... what next?! suggestions?

Comment by Brian on November 9, 2011 at 1:50pm

Thanks! You can see where my low BG started to affect me around mile 22.

Comment by acidrock23 on November 9, 2011 at 4:13am

Wow!! Awesome medal! If you are going to go low, I guess 26.2 is a good place to do it, since they have lots of snacks on hand!! Congratulations on your amazing achievement!!

Comment by colleen on November 9, 2011 at 2:57am

Congrats Brian!!!!!


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