A little weekend photo shoot and run

28th November

Ever since I began building this website and the Make My Feet Go effort I have been painfully aware of my need for photographs. I like directing photo shoots…not being photographed. However, it makes no sense to keep saying ‘I’ in most postings or advertising and not show who ‘I’ is.  So, this past weekend I gathered up my camera and my running/photography assistant and walked around the area where I typically run snapping photos all along the way.  In the end, I think we captured some pretty compelling images. If nothing else, I’ll be able to look back at these someday and think….”this is what I look like suffering”.

In addition to the photo shoot I did manage to squeeze in a very painful 5.17 mile run saturday afternoon. Pretty much everything from my chest down was sore that day. …

I Have Found My Higher Power

23rd November

I believe I have found my higher power…and it goes by the name of Tron Legacy.
Last night I went out for what was supposed to be a 3 mile run. I decided to listen to one of my favorite ‘it’s time to crank on a design‘ albums while I run. Turns out that Daft Punk’s Tron Legacy is not only great to design too, but also great to run too. I think I may have experienced a runners high or something. I have no other way of explaining why I suddenly jumped from 4 miles to 8 miles. If not for some cramping in my quads I could have just kept on going. My cardio never wavered.

A very busy weekend

20th November

I broke through the 4 mile barrier relatively easily on Saturday morning. In fact, the hardest part of that run turned out to be cleaning a gift from a dog off of my shoe.  The next morning, however, I felt it. I wound up running over to Back Bay Yoga for a little mid morning yoga. The class was great. Inversion free and full of long deep stretching.  I couldn’t have asked for better.  Turns out my body was grateful. My Sunday night run was my best yet. I felt strong the entire way and really crushed a considerable sized hill at the end.

Here is my week in review.  Not bad….I’m making progress.



3.11 Miles, 29:29

17th November

It was pouring here in Boston today and I hadn’t been prepared for the rain so I found myself running over at my Planet Fitness. The good thing about running at the gym is that there are about 30 treadmills. The bad news, about 2 tv’s work properly. Really frustrating. I hate the gym. I always have. But, it was my only option. In the end, I cut my run shorter than I had originally planned on.


I Should Be Running. Instead I’m Designing This

16th November

What makes Dana Farber special

16th November

Lisa Scherber, Director of Patient & Family Programs, reveals first hand how Dana Farber impacts the lives of those with and without cancer.


A Gorgeous Day For A Run

14th November

Quite possibly the nicest day of the year here in Boston today. I love the fall. Ran along the Charles on the Boston and Cambridge side today. Wound up running on crowded sidewalks a bit more than I liked after crossing the BU bridge.  Need to figure where the route went wrong.

3.26 miles, 31 minutes


A rainy day in Boston, but I must run.

10th November

Brooks Ravenna 2

6th November

This is 1 of 2 pairs of sneakers that I’ll be training in. I’m hoping that I’ll develop a clear cut favorite in the end.

Not sure if these are going to help me as a runner…but they sure do look nice. Picked these up over at City Sports on Boylston one afternoon. I was able to put my Insider Points to good use on this one.


Asics Gel Cumulus 12

5th November

I’ve always been an Asics guys. Perhaps it’s because my feet are wide like a hobbit. I’ll be sure to discuss the pros and cons of this shoe as I spend more time in it.


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