Tag Archives: foot injury

Laura’s Marine Corps Marathon race recap (finally!)

I’ve been putting off writing my race recap, mostly because I’ve been trying to make sense of it all 1 , . I thought I’d feel a giant sense of accomplishment from finishing, but the only feeling I really have is … Continue reading

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Probably incredibly stupid.

Not me. I’m not stupid. Well, I am sometimes. But that’s not what I’m referring to right now. I’m talking about my training plan for the Marine Corps Marathon, my first ever marathon, which will be on October 30. I started out … Continue reading

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Back at it… FINALLY.

After 112 miserable days of not running, I’m finally running again! And I’m 90% certain that my recovery is due to yoga. I’ve been dealing with some ITBS for pretty much the last year and a half. I had to take a … Continue reading

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Catching up

So if you haven’t noticed, I (Laura) have been a bad blogger lately. So, let’s catch up on a few things, and maybe you can understand why most of my free time has been spent attempting to not have my head … 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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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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My foot hurts. Can I go to the nurse?

Any one else have a problem with your two legs not agreeing? I have ridiculous over-supination in my right foot-strike. So bad, that the past month of training has led to a bone bruise on the outside of the ball … Continue reading

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