Lessons Learned From Being Injured

I’ve had enough time now with some really good runs, and no more nagging pain from my knee/IT band, that I finally feel safe in declaring “I’m back!” This injury put me out of commission for a good 6-8 weeks, and let me tell you, that wasn’t fun at all. Along the way, I’ve learned […]

Singing the ITBS Blues

Knee pain. I’ve got it. And thy name is ITBS (iliotibial band syndrome). If you hadn’t noticed, I haven’t done much running since finishing my first marathon about 6 weeks ago. No, I didn’t decide to retire from the sport. I still love running, and it’s killing me every day that I can’t run. But […]

Running woes

Well, I was really hoping to be able to write a post tonight about my triumphant return to running following all the ankle pain I’ve been experiencing the past week or so. This isn’t that post. I headed out tonight for week 3 day 3 of C25K, feeling better than I have in days. I […]