Hopper – Katherine

“I became delusional around mile 20, barely finished, and ended up in the medical tent.” – Katherine Hopper (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, F 18 - 34, Hopper - Katherine, Virginia

“I became delusional around mile 20, barely finished, and ended up in the medical tent.” – Katherine Hopper (April 15, 2013)

I finished the Boston Marathon, I ended up in the medical tent, bombs went off, people were hurt/killed and nothing has been the same since. It’s been difficult to shake the images, memories, and sad feelings from my mind. The past week has felt a haze, it feels like my mind is stuck in quicksand. The actual race has been the last thing on my mind since then. Tough to stop thinking about the poor innocent folks who suffered as a result of these bombing suspects. This marathon and aftermath was NOT about me, so I feel weird talking about it, but I’d at least like to share part of...

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