How Running Saved Me

Mar 30, 2021 · 9 min read
Mardi Gras Marathon

The lockdown started last March, and like most New Yorkers, I was scared. Sirens were a constant and people were dying by the minute. We were at the epicenter and had no idea where the virus lurked in our very public urban lives. We sheltered at home. Purell, Vitamin D, and Tums were my daily staples.

My husband found calm by keeping his routine. As a banker, he was allowed and needed to go to the office. So as a result, like…