30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

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And…she’s off and running.

Yesterday was my first run since December 4th. That is a super long time for me to not run. I did do “other” activities that were delicious and fun, but for me, I was a bit distressed about not actually running.   So combine not doing any long runs, with Holiday cheer (I actually seem …

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Mobilizing the resources. Injury Update

I had a realization this morning as I was swimming… Having any kind of coherent thought while doing laps is an achievement for me.  I tend to focus on lap counting, set counting and the like.  Thoughts drift in and out like jelly fish, but rarely do they stay. I dragged myself out of bed …

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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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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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