Running the NYC marathon has always been in the back of my mind as a goal I would one day achieve. I assumed I would do it one day, but every year seemed to not be the right year to run the
This past spring I went for a jog where I live in
My grandmother passed away in 2004 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for about 6 years. It was really hard for my entire family to watch her become so confused and scared. Her face would no longer light up when you visited, but rather give you a blank stare. As with any terminal illness, my family felt helpless and hopeless in watching my grandmother slowly deteriorate. I’m honored to run the marathon on team Run2Remember because they are giving families hope that Alzheimer’s disease will one day be cured.