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Diagnosed with depression 17 years ago, I lost the life I once knew, but in the process re-created a better me. I am alive and functional today because of my dog, my treatment team, my sobriety, and my willingness to re-create myself within the confines of this illness. I hate the illness, but I'm grateful for the person I've become and the opportunities I've seized because of it. I hope writing a depression blog will reduce stigma and improve the understanding and treatment of people with mental illness. All original content copyright to me: etta. Enjoy your visit!

Sunday, April 20, 2008

US Women's Olympic Marathon Team Crowned

A great day in Boston for women's running! And a great big thank you to Joan Benoit Samuelson who ran her last marathon today in spectacular fashion. The pioneer of women's marathoning won the first Olympic Marathon Trials, the first Women's Olympic Marathon, and today in her last appearance, at the age of 50, set a new American marathon record for her age. Thank you Joanie for all you have given back to the sport.
Deena Kastor, Magdalena Lewy Boulet and Blake Russell will now represent us in Beijing. Read more here.

1 comment:

zbsports said...

I love Boston Marathon, this event is legendary. It is a pleasure to be a part of this race. Great update though.