Posts Tagged: running

Poster boy

The upcoming half-marathon I’m signed up for is a race, and an act of revenge on ulcerative colitis, ten years in the making.

Poster boy

The upcoming half-marathon I’m signed up for is a race, and an act of revenge on ulcerative colitis, ten years in the making.

A year of more living

I managed to keep a few of my resolutions for 2014. Others, not so much. But overall, this past year has been a marked improvement over the shit show that was 2013.

A year of more living

I managed to keep a few of my resolutions for 2014. Others, not so much. But overall, this past year has been a marked improvement over the shit show that was 2013.

Can a Canadian cheer for the United States on Canada Day?

In the esteemed words of Sarah Palin, “you betcha!” While today is Canada Day, I’m less concerned with the maple leaf, and more with the stars and stripes, as the United States takes on Belgium in the World Cup round

Can a Canadian cheer for the United States on Canada Day?

In the esteemed words of Sarah Palin, “you betcha!” While today is Canada Day, I’m less concerned with the maple leaf, and more with the stars and stripes, as the United States takes on Belgium in the World Cup round

The Gutsy Walk

When I signed up to participate in this year’s Gutsy Walk, a 5K fundraising walk benefitting Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, I did so for two reasons. One, I wanted to do something active to remind myself that even after the

The Gutsy Walk

When I signed up to participate in this year’s Gutsy Walk, a 5K fundraising walk benefitting Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, I did so for two reasons. One, I wanted to do something active to remind myself that even after the

I deserve nice things, don’t I?

This time last year, I woke up in my bed for the first time in nearly a month. I just been released from hospital after a 27-day stay following a series of complications from my first bowel surgery on May

I deserve nice things, don’t I?

This time last year, I woke up in my bed for the first time in nearly a month. I just been released from hospital after a 27-day stay following a series of complications from my first bowel surgery on May

One year later

I remember the day that Remicade crapped out on me. It was March 3, 2013. I remember the day because Arsenal lost 2-1 to Tottenham that day, and I tweeted after the game: At least I had a good shit

One year later

I remember the day that Remicade crapped out on me. It was March 3, 2013. I remember the day because Arsenal lost 2-1 to Tottenham that day, and I tweeted after the game: At least I had a good shit

Shorter distance, more clothing

In August 2009, nine months after I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, I took part in The Underwear Affair, a 10-kilomtre fundraising run in support of North York General Hospital’s efforts to treat cancers below the waist. As the name

Shorter distance, more clothing

In August 2009, nine months after I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, I took part in The Underwear Affair, a 10-kilomtre fundraising run in support of North York General Hospital’s efforts to treat cancers below the waist. As the name