Monthly Archives: March 2011

An overly elaborate metaphor.

I have decided my body is a little kid. No, really. It makes sense.  I have been running now for just under a year and my body is behaving like a 6 year old while my brain has to behave as … Continue reading

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Ibuprofen may not be a runner’s friend.

**I must preface this blog by stating that I am not a physician or medical doctor, but am well versed in medical and scientific research as it applies to a population (as opposed to an individual). I received my Master’s … Continue reading

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Oh that’s mean.

I argue with myself daily. Every fiber of my being, including my regularly-aching foot, wants to go for a run. But last night, my foot was hurting me so badly I couldn’t sleep, so I’ve deduced that running would be … Continue reading

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“We have no idea” and other things you don’t want to hear from your doctor.

I do not understand why my body does not seem to like to fit into traditional medical boxes. Well, okay. My ITBS was pretty much a text book example of ITBS. Same with my meniscus tear back in college. So … Continue reading

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Yes, you do forget how to ride a bike.

Every time I someone say “Oh, it’s just like riding a bike. You never forget how to do it.” I have to resist the urge to tell the following story, mostly because it makes me sound like a complete idiot. … Continue reading

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This is a Superbrain!

So I think my brain is out to destroy me, or at least is trying to punish me for not doing anything more active than walking from my car to the office for the past 2 full weeks (oh man … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: (Foot) Murder.

Well, not actually foot murder.  I’m being a little over-dramatic… I finally got the results call from my doc this afternoon. First she went through the “wasn’ts”… “Well, the good news is it’s definitely not a stress fracture.” she said. … Continue reading

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