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I received a liver transplant in 2015 after a combination of autoimmune hepatitis and PSC caused significant cirrhosis (scarring) to my liver. I slowly began working out and running again a little over a year after my transplant. Half a mile jog turned into a 5k, and soon I found myself signing up for a half marathon. I ran the NYC Marathon in November 2018, which was my first marathon, for the American Liver Foundation. In 2019, I ran my second marathon, the Chicago Marathon, again for the American Liver Foundation. In 2020, I am again running Chicago for the American Liver Foundation. As I continue to run, I have decided to share my story with others via this blog. I hope you enjoy!
Both through this blog and through my other social media posts over the past few years I've mostly just spoken to my liver issues. However, coincidentally, my father-in-law was diagnosed with liver disease a little over four years ago. Don had been stable for a few...
How I am preparing to run two races in the Chicago's snowy cold winter.I recently had my first run in the snow when I was back in Omaha visiting family over Thanksgiving. Fortunately, I brought my Nike Dri-Fit gloves, some joggers, a hoodie, and a stocking...
Back For Another After some consideration, I've decided to run another marathon in 2019. This time I am running the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the American Liver Foundation. Many of you are aware that I recently completed the 2018 New York...