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The Call

In which I get a kidney! A few weeks ago, I had my regular clinic appointment and my nephrologist and I were talking about the D word. While I wasn’t stoked about doing dialysis, I had resigned myself to what was going to be my new normal and did what obsessive me does: googled the heck out of what other…

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Score a touchdown with watch parties, game day grub, tailgating packages and drink specials at the following spots around Pennsylvania and New Jersey:    Philadelphia –  * Tradesman’s * BRU Craft & Wurst * Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse * Cavanaugh’s Headhouse * Chickie’s and Pete’s Packer * Founding Fathers South Street  * Vesper Center City * Figo Ristorante * Brewerytown Food Hall …

The “D” Word

During my last renal appointment, the “D” word was mentioned and y’all…WTF?!

Philadelphia Distance Run

In which I become an ambassador for the Philadelphia Distance Run! The PDR team asked me to be on the team and I was all: via GIPHY When I threw my hat into the ring to be a part of the first Philadelphia Distance Run Ambassador team, I was planning on doing the half. Two years ago I ran the…

100 Days of Summer Something

…after a mini pity party, in which many pints of vanilla chocolate chip ice cream were consumed, a new plan was formed. Instead of 100 Days of Summer Running were doing 100 Days of Summer Something.