| A week away from the new year, a new vision on things to come.
Thirty days ago, the morning of Thanksgiving day I suffered a heart attack, I had back to back surgery to have four stents placed in the arteries around my heart which suffered a substantial damage, now working only at 50% until hopefully it can heal . One very interesting fact, I was told that 50% of heart attacks happen to healthy people many times athletes and this just because of the genes inherited from 2-3 generations prior.
To think that two weeks prior I was planning a program to run a marathon in the fall of next year. Now, I am restricted to a max of 1 mile walk until January 5th where my cardiologist will do an assessment on how my heart is recovering.
Tough, through my mind everyday I think of all the places I have run in my life, all the races I have done, I can smell the mist of the fog running the Dipsea in Marin County or the site and smell of the ocean running the Big Sur Marathon and many, many, many...
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