30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

Monthly Archives: November, 2014

two steps forward, 3 back.

I think I’m going to be blogging a bit daily here, just to try to get things together as I deal with my injury. Luckily the poor blog has only 14 followers for obvious reasons, so I know I won’t be boring many folks. Yesterday was not a very good day. Today I woke up …

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Ugh! Spinal Headache!

Today was most entirely not as nice as yesterday. I woke up with a bad headache.  It was a bit later than my normal wake up time, so I assumed it was a lack of caffeine. I gave myself a nice cup of coffee as well as some breakfast and the headache abated some, kind …

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Thankfulness

So yes, I am not really feeling super thankful this year. It has been a terribly rough year for training. The only good thing to come out of this is that now that I have an understanding of this unusual genetic problem that I may have, and probably do, I can look back and see …

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Injection Day number two…always eventful

Injection Day number two converged with Monsoon day in Florida. Seriously, one of our hospital had to activate the “weather event” code.  I’ve only seen this done once, when a hospital I worked at was snowed in and no delivery supply trucks or staff could get in or out. So I drove to work, all …

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So what’s up with this back injury, some answers, some questions

So.  Every time I visited with the Coach since injury,  he repeatedly said that he really couldn’t understand how I got injured.  Indeed. I, myself, was a little confused.  I have been having some back pain over this training cycle and I admit I knew that I was probably going to have to go see …

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So….how is this going…

Sooo, I had the big injection on Tuesday….and it’s now Saturday. It’s been a very gradual improvement.  And I’ve noted that while I should be responding with gratitude I’m actually responding by forgetting very rapidly how horrible the initial injury was. When I first noted the injury, simply sitting on the side of the bed …

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Injection Day

Ok so, I keep thinking “Training Day” Injection day was not near as Epic as the film training day. I decided against the sedation because of how I needed to pay for this.  The Pain guy doesn’t take my insurance and is doing this as a favor to my coach right. It started out well. …

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Sick and tired

Of being this person… I don’t want to be the comeback kid with the great attitude in the face of misery. Mostly I just want: I have had such a tough weekend. Firstly. I am BORED. Lots of well meaning people have told me to “explore all those things you were wanting to do but …

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Race Grief

So One of my Favorite Races is in about 20 days.   Space Coast Half Marathon and Marathon.  I love this race. I really really love it. It is FLAT.  It is along the shore line. It has a fun Space Theme. It has the best schwag.  Nice long sleeve t shirt that always fits …

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On my way

TO see Neurosurgeon Number one. Trying to get the back fixed is kind of a career in itself. Yesterday my Coach/Physical Therapist did a small eval on me and gave me a set of ten very mild exercises to prevent foot drop and further weakening of the foot and leg. I have been working really …

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