30 weeks of Marathon training.

just a spot to write about the next 30 weeks….of running.

Monthly Archives: December, 2013

Discernable Progress

Finally. I woke today feeling good.  I had to be at work early (The ICU was getting a state award for reducing CLABSI so yay us, yay infection prevention.)  Why on earth they needed to do this at 7:30 in the morning I will never know.  BUT…this allowed me to come into work a wee …

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Wednesday.

I’m in total rehab mode. I got a little smart yesterday.  After the massage, I used one of the Flexeril tablets for muscle relaxation.  It helped me to sleep very very soundly.  I felt like I had gotten all the muscles feeling better post massage, why let them get tense again.  This actually worked, and …

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Tuesday

On going saga here of back pain and strain. It has affected me a bit.  I’m just tired from the effort to hold myself up all the time.  I’m tired of having to think before I move. and I am kind of tired of planning things perfectly so I don’t wrench out my back again. …

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Monday

Arrrugh.  It was such a Monday. I actually broke the server at work.  You know the Computer Server.  Luckily I broke it later in the day.  When I called the IT desk, they suggested….I kid you not….that I turn the computer off and on again.  Hmmm.  I left work on that note. Anyway. I am …

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Sunday….

Well, the Back pain continues. It does seem to be improving  which is really super and kind of a relief to me. I’m still kind of blown away by the lessons learned from this.  When I am hurt, I tend to hesitate to tell anyone, do anything about it.  Sometimes you know, it goes away. …

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Saturday.

No training today. I texted my Massage guy who said he had his TENS unit for me to borrow.  I came over and he showed me how to use it and sent me on my way.  I was sort of hoping he would put it on me and help me with it, but I was …

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Why I Luuurve working with a coach continuation of the injury saga.

So I have tweaked out my back.  It sucks a lot.  But, I’m actually feeling pretty lucky.  Why. Typically this is how a back injury works for folks.   You experience pain.  If it is only kind of severe, you self-treat with anti-inflammatories, heat and ice, rest…maybe Vodka if you are inclined! When that doesn’t …

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OK so.. WTH

Can I admit…. I swear I have a stupid black injury and pain cloud over my head. After I wrote my entry for yesterday my back just got tighter and tighter.  I noted that I was having trouble walking.  I knew it was obvious because my poor poor long suffering dog was giving me the …

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Training training.

On Wednesday after accupuncture, my pain in my adductor went away. It said Sayanora.  Adios.  etc. Amazingly even though I kind of tried to beat it up quite a bit over the weekend, it never came back. I did tweak out my lower back really a lot. New Massage guy worked on it on Monday. …

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