I have not done Deseret News, but I have done St. George, which is also a lot of downhill. The only special advice I have for downhill marathons is too late for you. That advice is to do lots of downhill running in the months leading up…"
"Hi, Neil,What's the weather like for this trail race? I ask because there's a product called a frio which a lot of people use for hot weather to keep their insulin cool.
Are you on injections, or a pump? You'll want to have syringes…"
"Congratulations on the half marathon and the tremendous PR, BJ.
I don't use a hydration belt, but it certainly works for a lot of people. I used to wear a belt which held a large water bottle horizontally against my back, and I liked it fine,…"
Wayna is one example. I know other type 2 diabetic marathon and half marathon runners.
I saw on your profile page that someone suggested the antibody test. That's one of two (that I know of ) tests for diabetes "type."…"
"Vanessa. If you want to run marathons, run marathons.
You were told not to?
Dibetes adds some difficulty to doing some things, things like.. oh, I don't know... Life.
Do what you want, and what's necessary to make it work."
Thank you very much for your comment on my poem. I love hearing from people about what they think about it. And yes, I was surprised at how many forms there are when I learned them at school. Again, many thanks!
Can't wait to see you and run together this weekend in San Diego! I get in on Thursday Afternoon and go home late on Monday. I hope all is well with you and look forward to hanging out with you on TUDiabetes.
hey Jerry, I just started following you on Twitter. I see we are sympatico on many areas. I was also thinking about how much I've enjoyed your poems here, and seeing you're a Beatles fan, I thought I'd share one of our more popular discussions from way back
Was just reading over some previous conversation on Diabetics who run Marathons - I think Inspirational Badass would be a good term - I know you've helped me along the way, which I greatly appreciate. Hope to see you at IMAZ (still not sure of my plans - hopefully today).
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