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What is the physio saying?

He said i should stop icing it in the morning. Icing just before I walk to the station is not helpful. I am stretching in the morning and icing in the evening now. Back on track. God, it's taking time though!

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Anyway, sorry for the lack of updates. It's hard to stay motivated when you can't run. :-(

*sound of distant violin*

I did circuits at the rowing club on Thursday. Walking and stuff since then. I can't remember exactly but whatever it was, it was awesome.

Mrs 18ck's birthday today. I bought her these

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And baked her one of these flourless chocolate cakes Posted Image

It was nice but... Oh god, I really need to start running again!

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Sounds like you're making progress. Not running can be the hardest thing in life sometimes.

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Yesterday was a good foot day, today a crap foot day.

Tch.

160 pushups though so not a total invalid.

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Are you still working through the 100 push-ups program?

I think I will forever be working through that program, yes.

*goes to sleep*

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Yesterday was a good foot day, today a crap foot day.

Tch.

160 pushups though so not a total invalid.

 

Hang in there, you'll be running soon! just don't become a warrior or something!

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Hang in there, you'll be running soon! just don't become a warrior or something!

Don't worry, I still have a neck!
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So the physio today says I should try a run this week. I'm a bit nervous but also excited. I'll maybe try a little shortie with @Flyer19 if she's up for it after school tomorrow and a longer one, if my foot doesn't fall off, at the weekend.

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PS, I did another long cycle ride by the river. The fields around were all flooded and little waterfalls cut the path in a few places. Beautiful little bit of wilderness at the edge of the capital.

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Today was my best in a while. I went to circuits at the rowing club and managed to pull out a pretty decent performance without aggravating the foot - which is actually pretty good today. Looking forward to running again as I ice it.

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So the physio today says I should try a run this week. I'm a bit nervous but also excited. I'll maybe try a little shortie with @Flyer19 if she's up for it after school tomorrow and a longer one, if my foot doesn't fall off, at the weekend.

That's good news, how was did it go?

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That's good news, how was did it go?

I forgot she had after-school activities that day so we did it today instead.

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Thursday's circuits caught up with me because I woke up with All The DOMS. Mrs 18ck had gone on a training course so I got to spend the entire day hanging out with @Flyer19. We went to music lessons (this week's guitar homework is "We Will Rock You". Yesssssss!) then home, played about with the Raspberry Pi until we got it set up for her favourite game...

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Then when the DOMS had subsided we went for a run, pausing for other exercises, including noob pull-ups, wobbly endurance and impromptu tap-dancing.

The foot is holding up pretty well, all things considered. I foam-rolled my calves, did some stretches and sat down with an ice pack to type this. If it's still good tomorrow (ohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohplease), I'm going to try running the Tamsin Trail. The Thames is unsafe for rowing tomorrow apparently, so sculling's not an option.

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PS is it just me or have all of your comments been really on point lately? I like and often laugh about many of them. Good job. :)

*blushes*

Who, me? Well thanks very much!

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DOMS is a good sign!  And I'm glad that the foot was holding up reasonably well.

 

Hope you get out & about today... looks nice & sunny outside from my comfortable computer-side view! :)

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That's good to hear,

Yep - and it was still basically Ok this morning

DOMS is a good sign! And I'm glad that the foot was holding up reasonably well.

Hope you get out & about today... looks nice & sunny outside from my comfortable computer-side view! :)

It was odd weather: sunny but also windy and sometimes rainy. I managed to get all the way round the park but didn't run it all - just enough to push it without actually tweaking the nose of fate. All in all about 4 miles running, 3 walking

Even up in Richmond Park there were a lot of flooded areas

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but they were fun to run through

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And there were some signs of spring too

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Anyway, I felt pretty good about it all and I went and got myself some new running shoes on the way home. 2 months to go. Know what I need now? A training montage...

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By the way, about those shoes: I wanted a straight replacement for my luridly coloured mizuno shoes because they're good but the guy in the shop showed me the new model and although they are lighter and better in almost every way, the designers went for a horrific off-white colour with Piet Mondrian style designs on the stitching. I couldn't wear these monstrosities on my feet even though I know they have great support and everything. Am I a vain, shallow fool?

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Kinda sore now. I've got a frozen bottle of water on it. Let's see what it's like tomorrow...

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