Tag Archives: itbs

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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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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2011 update: 8 weeks, 6 races, 5 PRs.

Yeah, you read that right.  I just set my fifth PR in my sixth race in 2011, and it’s only just the end of February! This morning I ran my first 10 mile race, the Adams Heart Run, and set … Continue reading

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On muscle soreness

Post-marathon delayed-onset muscle soreness, or DOMS as some runners call it, is weird.  I did D-1 NCAA athletics in college for 2 years and have never experienced this kind of muscle soreness.  Yes, I’ve hit equal levels of ‘exhausted’ and ‘sore’ … Continue reading

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It’s official: I love the half.

Being Valentine’s Day, it’s appropriate that I’ve fallen in love.  I’m wearing my sore muscles like an engaged woman wears her diamond ring – showing it off and happy to tell everyone about how amazing her love is. I am … Continue reading

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