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Relearning to Run

A while back I posted about my struggles getting back into running. Things were so uncomfortable I decided to put running on hold a while longer. Two weeks ago I decided to try again. As expected, every step hurt. I … Continue reading

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Starting Over

I’m registered for a triathlon that takes place in six weeks. SIX WEEKS! I’m not close to being ready. Other than biking, I’ve not begun training. I can’t run until July 10. I’ve not been in the pool. Not at … Continue reading

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P.T. Complete!

I’m DELIGHTED to report I completed physical therapy today. No more 7 a.m. visits on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Squeeeeee! After going through my round of exercises, therapist Jessi measured the flexibility of my ankle, foot and toe. I achieved … Continue reading

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Hiking Must Wait

Hubs and I took a three-day staycation last week. On Thursday we drove to Fall Creek Falls state park, which is about two hours out of Nashville. It was a beautiful day for such a trip. Being an optimist, I … Continue reading

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SnapShot Saturday, With Technical Difficulties

As you know, and are tired of hearing, I’m rehabbing from foot surgery. Today was a GLORIOUS day in Nashville. I decided to take a two-mile walk. My longest walk so far has been 1.3 miles, so I was curious … Continue reading

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Changes in Attitude

Wednesday morning, as I was driving to my 7 a.m. physical therapy appointment, I found myself in a really, really bad mood. My mind was dwelling on the fact that I still had two and a half more weeks of … Continue reading

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Out of the Boot! (Sort of)

Y’all! I just returned home from my appointment with the foot surgeon and I am so excited! A few restrictions have been lifted. Woot! I’m now allowed to wean myself off of the walking boot! I can wear a running … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: My Ugly Right Foot

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Snapshot Saturday. I haven’t run since December and I’ll be off the roads until June. But yesterday I was inspired to bring back SnapSat. So far I’ve resisted the temptation to share … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: The Foot Surgery

Well, kids, I had my foot surgery on Friday. Everything went well. The procedure took place in a local surgery center (vs. a traditional hospital). I have to say, everyone with whom I came in contact was fantastic and made … Continue reading

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Prayers, please; but not for me

I’m all ready for tomorrow’s foot surgery. By being ready, I mean I’m prepared to not drive for at least a week. I bought enough groceries so that I won’t have to make a mid-week run as I usually do. … Continue reading

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