The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – In Limbo

Limbo looks like that...If you read my last post, you know my last run ended with a pull and some pain.Thankfully, I have not torn anything in my calf.  I have some tib post and some pulled muscles.My PT did an assessment, some ultrasound, dry needling and TENS with heat.  I was given home exercises …

Continue reading The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – In Limbo

Advertisements

Post Plague, Burger Week, and a Pulled Calf

RunningPost Plague Amy had a couple of runs during the week with some gym time. Easing back into it.  I am loving my new Brooks Glycerin 13s :)The weather has been dicey here, but I lucked in with my timing.  Lots of core work and some legs/glute work (deadlifts anyone?).Ahhhhhh Burger WeekThe week when restaurants …

Continue reading Post Plague, Burger Week, and a Pulled Calf

I RUN MY FIRST 5K NEXT SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My First 5K....Man that sounds weird.I think my last race was in 2013.2013.I gimped up in 2014.Surgery and recovery for most of 2015. Am I ready?More than likely.Am I confident?No.  LOL.I wanted my first "race" to be a shorter distance, a fun run.  Something with NO CHIP TIME, lol.  So the BLT 5km Fun Run …

Continue reading I RUN MY FIRST 5K NEXT SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Home Stretch for #ProjectAmy

Wow....the time has flown by!!I can't believe I am 10 sleeps away from my knee surgery.10.Nervous?  HELL YES!  Even with all the activity of the past little while, it seeps into my brain late at night.Nervous Girl by themedusa on DeviantArtHow has #ProjectAmy been doing?Well, I must say, it has kept me moving.  Being a …

Continue reading The Home Stretch for #ProjectAmy

#ProjectAmy/#FightForHappy Update and Plans for the Upcoming Week!

#ProjectAmy Got Off To a Great Start!I logged 17kms walking - woop!  This included taking the stairs as often as I could when I was at work.  I also got outside as much as humanly possible.  The Vitamin D was good for me!I was also able to get in some yoga at home and at …

Continue reading #ProjectAmy/#FightForHappy Update and Plans for the Upcoming Week!

#ProjectAmy and #FightForHappy

Sometimes I have great ideas...But I don't follow through.  I've been caught up in so much lately that I've dropped the ball on myself.Part of the problem with depression/anxiety is you have so many great ideas, but when you go to carry them out, the "doubt voice" pops up.  It can be pretty darn convincing."Why …

Continue reading #ProjectAmy and #FightForHappy

And I am CLOSER to my Surgery!

I never thought this day would come!This April will have been one full year since my slip in the Dominican and this journey began!What started out as a possible meniscus tear was discovered to be an actual joint condition that I've had since I was a teenager!Osteochondritis DissecansSo, since the knee has been getting progressively …

Continue reading And I am CLOSER to my Surgery!