Running the Boston Marathon, With Diabetes.
Marathons are hard. They're just over 26 miles of endurance chaos, as far as I'm concerned. I'm not a runner of any kind, so the idea of running a marathon, on its own, sounds like a very busy day. Running a marathon with diabetes? Even more challenging.
But Laura Takach is doing just that. She's taking on the Boston Marathon this year, running for the JDRF. Laura is 28 years old and has been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of six.
"Running is something that reminds me that my body is capable. That I'm able to function and do something that everyone else can do."
"Diabetes is the hardest thing I've ever done. I'm learning it's even harder than training for a marathon. At least with my running schedule, I get a rest day. That's why I think it's so important we all continue to work for better treatment options and a cure."
You can support Laura by checking out her fundraising page, and passing on her video.
Go get 'em, Laura!!!