Monthly Archives: September 2011

Knock-Kneed, Waddling, Wide Hipped

Today’s run was a little better than Monday’s.  On Monday, I was worn out, in pain, mentally deflated and just out of it so I guess it really couldn’t get worse, right?  Maybe it could, but I pray I don’t … Continue reading

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Redefining a ‘Good’ Run

The instruction:  Walk a few minutes, run a minute.  Increase the running to walking ratio a little bit every day until you are running the entire route.  Yesterday I ran 4 miles – straight, without stopping.  Last week I ran … Continue reading

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Uphill Downhill – One Week Down

I’ve been running for a week now and I feel pretty good.  I’ll get this out of the way right now:  I am NOT walking during my runs.  Have I mentioned how impatient I get when I’m walking??  I decided … Continue reading

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Chugging Along

My second run ‘post being broke down’ went just okay today.  I ran 2.5 miles, which is a tiny bit further than last Friday.  I ran it 30 seconds per mile faster, too.  My knee was kind of hurting the … Continue reading

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My Big Day

Today is the big day.  I got to run on the street again after months.  My last ‘real’ run was July 20 and I ran 8 miles on the treadmill.  I’d been running on the treadmill for several weeks because … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to a Street Near You!

It’s been 55 days since my knee surgery and today was my very last visit with my physical therapist!  No high fives, no ticker tape and no somersaults, BUT I am SO GLAD that I am finished with that part … Continue reading

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We Only Parted to Meet Again

“You’re healed!” That’s what the nurse told me when I walked out of the examination room at the doctor’s office.  I’m healed!  Hallelujah and praise the Lord!  I’m not really ‘healed’ – I just don’t need to see the doctor … Continue reading

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The Day is Coming!

I’ve got two more physical therapy sessions left.  Or at least I’ve been authorized by my insurance company to go to two more physical therapy sessions – which is pretty much the same thing.  I’m stopping when the insurance stops … Continue reading

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I Just Don’t Listen!

New me went back to the gym today.  It was only TECHNICALLY ‘today’ since I got there at 1:00 a.m..  Don’t ask…   Here’s what I did: bike – 10  minutes to warm up a little bit weird elliptical machine … Continue reading

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