Tag Archives: injury

Let’s Talk Hot Spots

What are hot spots exactly? The scientific name is “acute moist dermatitis”, which means localized areas of skin inflammation and bacterial infection. What causes hot spots? Hot spots are a bit of a catch-22. They are caused by itching, licking, and biting, which in turn become hot spots that are itchy, thus perpetuating the itching […]

OC Half Marathon

Sunday, May 3 was the OC Half Marathon. I “ran” it. I say, “ran”, because I was pretty slow, and hadn’t trained well for it. I ran the Surf City Full Marathon in February, and found it very difficult to recover and get myself back onto a consistent running schedule. So, my training dwindled to […]