a look inside my comeback plan

My “Comeback Plan” has been rattling around in my head since the day I broke my leg. I think it’s only natural to want to focus on getting back to the normal, even while in the midst of a trauma. … Continue reading

things i’m loving on valentine’s day

Happy Valentine’s Day! So this isn’t my favorite of the days, but I am all about embracing themes and enjoying it! I wore pink and red to physical therapy this morning, and the PTs got a kick out of my … Continue reading

dealing with the dns

DNS, or Did Not Start, is something most runners never wish to encounter. Whether due to illness, injury, or just a change in availability, a DNS can become a huge discouragement to any athlete. After my injury, one of my … Continue reading

week 5(20): a litany of firsts

Firsts are the theme of this week. It’s actually almost exhausting how many firsts I had. New things can be scary, and I have exercised an over-abundance of caution in how I approach things these days. I hope I can … Continue reading

six weeks post op: on to the next phase of recovery

Monday marked six weeks post op, and I was an absolute wreck about my appointment. Of course I wasn’t scheduled until 2:00PM, which meant I had the whole morning to agonize and obsess. Yay! My 10 day post-op visit was … Continue reading

the mental burden of injury

When I broke my leg in November, I was prepared for pain and discomfort in recovery. After my surgery, I wrote a little bit about some side effects I found surprising, but thought things would just move along. I was … Continue reading

10 days post-op: the road to recovery

Well, I guess it’s safe to say I am on the road to recovery. We met with Dr. S. on Monday for my post-op appointment. I had no idea what to expect, and I confess I was terrified. We arrived … Continue reading

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