Erin Christon the long run

2012 / July 25

MRI and more ultrasound fun

So at my last follow-up appointment I got the results from the MRI I had done.  The good news is that it showed the lump in the right side as expected, but the bad news is that there were two more new spots found in left side.  This sucked to hear because it just added […]

2012 / July 25

Oncology

Mom flew in Thursday night and Friday morning June 1st we met with the radiation oncologist.  This was an incredibly informative meeting.  I’m not sure if the doctor was really ready for me though.  After 3 days of coming to terms with this cancer business I was able to start looking at it in my […]

2012 / July 25

There is never a good way to say it……

First of all I want to point out that I am in no way writing this so other people feel sorry for me or posting this as a way to complain about my problems.  The intent of telling my story is that maybe someone else finds this and is able to take something away from […]

2012 / July 5

4th of July 5K

Woke up yesterday morning to weather.com saying that at 7am it would be 80 degrees with humidity around 80%….. awesome.  Despite the weather conditions over 650 people showed up for the 8k/5k that morning which was pretty cool.  The race popped off right at 7 and there were more fast people there than I expected.  […]

2012 / June 27

I’m going to be an Ironman!!

Well, in 360 some days I will.  I signed up for Ironman Coeur d’Alene on Monday when the registration opened.  Last year at this time I wanted very much to sign up, but after being persuaded not to due to financial limitations I did not.  This year I set aside some of my tax return […]

2012 / June 12

Ironman 70.3 Eagleman

The quick version: I swam in salt water really fast, road my bike for 3 hours, and then ran in the oven that was Cambridge, MD. The long story: I left Myrtle Beach on Thursday afternoon to head up to Virginia.  After laying around all day at Adam’s apartment on Friday we departed Saturday morning […]