Re: BNO this Sunday and upcoming Frosty Fund Run
- View Source19:34, a PW by 4 minutes but being I haven't ran a race since Oct.07,
took off 52 days with heart problem and only back running 3 weeks,
I'll take it...for now. Even the two ultras and all the marathons
never had a pace that slow! *&^%$#@! I guess it's time to do
some "punish work".<G>
cya at Bastille Day Race, how's the course, any improvements since
--- In ChalmetteTrackClub@yahoogroups.com, jennifer gioia
>miler at 8:15
> Thanks. It was good to see you today. How did you do?
> Buster <busterm2@...> wrote:
> This Sunday is CTC's Battle of New Orleans Race (BNO) 2
> am at Chalmette Battlefield. The main gate will open for 7:30 am.under
> There will be no access to the park from the cemetery as it is
> construction. The plantation house will also be off limits as it isyear.
> undergoing renovations. The restroom facilities will be available
> for the duration of our stay at the park.
> CTC member Johnny Frost was diagnosed with cancer earlier this
> In a recent email, Frosty wanted to let the membership know how heis
> doing and inform all of an upcoming race on his behalf. The flyeris
> attached. Please join Johnny and Claudia in this upcoming race onto
> Wednesday, June 25th at 7 pm. Johnny's recent letter to the
> membership follows:
> Hey Jennifer,
> I think the word is getting out, but I wanted to bring you guys up
> speed. The Chalmette 2 mile series, after Katrina brought so muchwith
> meaning & reflection into our lives. We look forward to running
> you all soon. however, for now, I was diagnosed with a large massin
> my Pancreas early March. By March 20th it was confirmed to becancer.
> My Dr is Laura Brinz. I'm very pleased with her. The Dr's reportsscale),
> just aren't good. The cancer is already large (on a relative
> it is an aggressive cancer, typically detected "late", It isaffiliated
> unresectable (cannot operate due to complications of other things
> being encased by the mass), and standard Chemo really just won't
> help. Fortunately, at this exact time, MD Anderson become
> with my office doc's & EJ Hospital. God has me in the best place atfourth
> the time of my greatest need. As of today, I have received my
> Chemo, & the day went without a hint of pain or discomfort. ThatI
> hasn't always been the case, but today was reassuringly "peaceful".
> have a CaT scan scheduled for June the 6th, and the follow up visitpills
> on June the 10th to check out the "PROGRESS". I don't need pain
> throughout the day & my Doc is very encouraged by that alone. Ialso
> had the have a stint put into the main bile duct coming from theit
> liver. As it passes through the Pancreas the mass was compressing
> causing me to jaundiced. In short several things had to be at theunchecked
> right levels before the could start the Chemo, and if gone
> it would lead to liver disease &/or failure. No thanks, I haveenough
> for now.flyer
> That being said some local running clubs are sponsoring a two
> mile "Frosty" fund walk/run in City park on June the 25th. that's a
> Wednesday evening. You may have, or will soon receive an E-mail
> to post to the club. I HUMBLY ask for all the support Chalmette'smy
> finest can muster up on somewhat short notice. There will be
> Perhaps you could get this out to you CTC list. I'd all to know of
> current health condition. Many know already, but I,m sure many anold
> friend have not yet heard. I love the news letter section on CTCanimae"
> Counting On God's Continued Healing, "Frosty"
> " In bibliothecis loquuntur defunctorum immortales
> "Immortal spirits of the dead speak in libraries."
> -- Pliny the Elder