Who's ready for another broken leg self-pity post? You are? Good! You came to the right place. I'll write this as a weekly recap, just as I used to....you know, back when I was training for a marathon in Antarctica. :( Monday: I worked from home on Monday because I needed to keep my leg elevated above my heart for at least 4 days after surgery. (Did you miss my post about my surgery? Continue Reading
Week 2 After “The Big Disappointment”
I'm still here. Crutching along. Living the dream. I had surgery on Friday. Pictured below: On our way to checking in to surgery...I was hungry and THIRSTY- I couldn't drink after 7 am, I guess because they weren't using a catheter? TMI. Dr. Marc Swiontkowski was my surgeon at TRIA. He has a great reputation; he's known as one of the best trauma surgeons in the area, which was Continue Reading
Why Runners Shouldn’t Wear High Heels: A Cautionary Tale!
Today's fitting remark for runners is simple: Don't wear high heels! I know, I know. They are so cute. And dresses and skirts look so much better with some sort of heel- at least a wedge, right? Listen to my PSA. You love running right? It's not worth it! Not for this runner. I will sacrifice style from here on out in the name of running. I'm investing in more pairs of shoes from THIS Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: A Little Hiccup in my Training…
Last week, I was on a runner's high. It was the peak of my training for Grandma's Marathon. I had run nearly 76 miles (holy smokes!) and was feeling great! Maybe I was temping fate. Maybe you were thinking, "that girl is going to get injured." Well, you were right. Sort of. The week started off good...Let me recap it for you. Monday: 7 miles with my friend Kelly at a decent Continue Reading