The moment 33-year-old Rebekah Ceidro crossed the finish line at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh Half Marathon was the first time in her life she truly felt like a runner.
Less than a year earlier, Ceidro weighed more than 200 pounds and would routinely “drop something in the fryer” when she got hungry in between managing an Eat’n Park restaurant outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and taking care of her 3-year-old son, Noak.
That all changed when she came across a Facebook post by friend and former co-worker Chris Moore. A lifelong sufferer of chronic kidney disease, Moore, 30, had received some startling news. In six months to a year, …