Aimee Reed’s Blog

Aimee always saw the light

She lived life as she wanted and refused to let cancer slow her down By KATHLEEN EDGECOMB The thing about Aimee Reed, the thing that everyone says about her, is that she never gave up - ever. And, oh, that smile. Aimee selfie with her 2016 Walk team We TRI 4 Aimee [...]

Aimee always saw the light2018-09-23T16:46:32-05:00

‘She inspired us all’

Community remembers Pawcatuck athlete who fought breast cancer Published August 30. 2018 8:45PM | Updated August 30. 2018 11:10PM By Benjamin Kail   Day staff writer  b.kail@theday.com   BenKail Stonington — On the last leg of a half-Ironman triathlon last year, an ambulance drove by and checked on Aimee Reed. According to fellow triathlete Terry Hiltz, Reed told the ambulance crew [...]

‘She inspired us all’2018-09-23T16:40:15-05:00

Thanks for Reading

Aimee Reed is taking a few weeks off from writing a post to her blog. Thanks for reading Aimee's blog. You can read her early ones here.

Thanks for Reading2017-11-01T11:54:47-05:00

Marathon!!! (10/18/2017)

“Thoughts While Walking the TBBCF 26.2 Mile Marathon” The first thing that crossed my mind was how just a year ago I made this a goal of walking the full marathon not even knowing if I was going to be alive, or if I would physically be able to walk. I never had to [...]

Marathon!!! (10/18/2017)2017-11-01T11:54:42-05:00

PINKtober (10/4/2017)

PINKtober October is quickly upon us, and soon everything will be decorated in the color pink. You will see towns across America transform into a frenzy of pink flags, pink storefronts and many people sporting their favorite sports attire in pink. Before you dress your youth soccer player head to toe in pink or [...]

PINKtober (10/4/2017)2017-10-04T13:38:40-05:00

Dear Norma (9/27/17)

Open Letter to Norma Logan (1958-2006), co-founder of the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation Dear Norma, You are a SUPER HERO. I continue to learn new things about you everyday; you lived life passionately, worked diligently in the pharmaceutical industry, you were an artist, friend, loving wife, and leader before your time. Sadly you [...]

Dear Norma (9/27/17)2017-10-06T11:27:52-05:00

Happy Birthday (9/20/17)

Happy Birthday! As my 34th birthday approaches this Friday, September 22, I stop and think about how “birthdays” have changed for me. In literal terms, I have survived another revolution around the sun. It doesn’t matter how I measure a year in my life, as long as I have lived life to its fullest [...]

Happy Birthday (9/20/17)2017-09-20T13:19:56-05:00

Carpe Diem (9/13/17)

Carpe Diem! ***This post is a bit longer than most, however I wanted to convey the importance of what happened this weekend. So far the 2017 triathlon season has left me waiting until the week before a race to decide if my body is really up for the challenge. I would either register days [...]

Carpe Diem (9/13/17)2017-09-13T14:47:14-05:00

TRI-ing (9/6/17)

TRI-ing Looking back on the last visit with Dr. Silber, my oncologist at Yale New Haven Smilow Cancer Hospital, about a month ago, it was discussed between her and I that we both felt that the tumor on my chest had grown. This has been weighing on my mind heavily throughout the month. On [...]

TRI-ing (9/6/17)2017-09-05T16:41:14-05:00