Category Archives: body

Walking Boot to 5K

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” – Hebrews … Continue reading

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Boot-y rockin everywhere

(I write this from 30,000 feet in the air, en route to Los Angeles for a conference. Isn’t technology grand?) I had never had an MRI before. And it’s in these cases that my scientific mind simultaneously irks me and … Continue reading

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Answers?

UPMC’s Center for Sports Medicine was my destination last week…to finally put a name on this nagging foot pain. Yes, I should have gone earlier, but I am a fine mix of denial and stubbornness. Thanks Mom. I find it … Continue reading

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Silent

Where to start? I’ve been quiet on here because I didn’t feel legitimate if I wasn’t running in some capacity. I’ve ignored the nagging intermittent pain in my foot and pressed on. I’ve diversified with swimming and biking and lifting … Continue reading

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Investments

I am the newest minted member of the super-nice gym near me. I imagine that right now I’m like a kid in a candy store. Oooh, new treadmills! Oooh, a pool! Oooh, a cardio theater! Classes? Sweet. But I’m thankful … Continue reading

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No R(ICE) for the weary

And then the final kick to my ego from the last post… Two Fridays ago, I was running around at work doing all the things, and felt moderate pain on the outside of my left foot, near my ankle. I had … Continue reading

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Impetus

I’ve ruminated on these thoughts for awhile, but today was the fruition of it all. The long and short- Bob and I went hiking in Frick Park about a week and a half ago, and I hyperextended the right PCL … Continue reading

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