In Short: I MADE IT

Yes... That's me! Under 5 hours!! Totally burnt out, barely walking after the finish line! Holding my medal during a celebration dinner later with sister and friends.

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Post-marathon Resolution: No Run… No Coffee…No Sugar

I observed as the scale started tipping in the wrong direction from 57kg – the secret weight for back pain. As back pain improved, I knew this has got to be one of 2 things: I gained or lost weight beyond it. Alas, it was the former. I cannot start crying just for 1kg of... Continue Reading →

Running like a Penguin

I fell off the chair laughing while watching that lady running! She ran with a huge smile on her face – almost a grin. Everything was shaking; the arms, upper body swinging up and down, legs extending right and left, waist belt shaking powerfully. “Does she even know she’s running like a penguin?” Well, obviously... Continue Reading →

What about my boots?!

“Running can be bad for you,” some people say… but I didn’t think that sentence extended beyond just ‘physically bad.’ In fact, it can be dangerous once you get into a new season and lo and behold: your winter clothes and boots don’t fit any more!!!!!! The good news is that it’s not a problem... Continue Reading →

ONE KG!

If you, or someone you know, happened to be in Cairo on Sunday morning, near the airport by any chance, and happened to see two women running, or looking like it, one of them in white shirt and black tights, and by mere coincidence informed you, and in turn you wondered, “Who do I know... Continue Reading →

What Now??

Down with the flu now for the 3rd day, I hang around nearly idle, eating all day long as if I’m running next morning. But I’m not running! 😦 Today is the first day when I wake up without pain in my knees … I think I should’ve gone running! But my nose was aching... Continue Reading →

A Hole in my Soul!

Back to Cairo, I spent the first few days busy with a ton of details: washing, cleaning house, shopping groceries, saying hello to people etc. Yesterday I got myself to start opening my machine again and work a little on some pending communications and worried about some useless details. I had the intention of heading... Continue Reading →

Last Midnight Flight… At Least for Now!

My marathon journey is ending here... With the trip back from Amsterdam to Cairo. I have very mixed feelings: there's the thrill and victory... And also the questions. There's a new realization of strength within... And also a responsibility. There are no coincidences!As I get ready to get into bed after another midnight flight, I... Continue Reading →

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