Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness
October 11, 2017

Maximum speed

By Brady Crain

The shoulder is coming along, and next week I will be able to lift weights. This week was marked by lots of walking and lots of road riding, because of the gorgeous weather.

One interesting thing that happened to me was that…

Guinea pig training progresses
Altitude Sickness
September 6, 2017

Guinea pig training progresses

Pip the guinea pig, peaking out from his blanket fort

By Brady Crain

I have, based on the orders of everyone, been taking it much easier.  I lift or do pushup/pullup sets every two days, walk at least once a day, and trail run every…

Counter-protesting civilly
Altitude Sickness
August 31, 2017

Counter-protesting civilly

By Brady Crain

A crowd in the Boston Common recently marched in protest of the Free Speech rally and against white supremacy.

By Brady Cain

It took me quite a while to digest what happened in Boston.

One of…

Altitude Sickness
August 23, 2017

Regressing: Recovery and American pride

By Brady Crain

I continue to do too much. I am between the rock and the hard place of being far more capable than I was before my surgery, and inexplicably in more pervasive pain than I was before my surgery.

What is puzzling about…

Altitude Sickness
August 16, 2017

The one that got away

By Brady Crain This was supposed to be a reunion story.

Ten days ago as I was packing my car to leave Jersey City, I met someone very special.  I was carrying my first load of bags to the garage where my car was parked,…

Altitude Sickness
August 10, 2017

Goodbye hot city

By Brady Crain

I am back, and thank goodness for that.  Living in a non-air conditioned top floor apartment in Jersey City was a little too warm for my blood.  Okay, it was a lot too warm for my blood.

I did love the neighborhood…

Altitude Sickness
July 20, 2017

This summer’s athletic stupidity challenges unveiled

By Brady Crain

I have spent a lot of time since this lumbar surgery (left side L3-4 foraminotomy/facetectomy – didn’t need a laminectomy because the disc was already gone) walking, swimming, icing, and stressing about what was going to happen if I spent $3,000 or…