What a relief to find out I didn’t have a stress fracture, rather just a bad case of shin splints.
When I saw the doctor he wasn’t sure what my injury was, but he suggested that I stop running until the bone scan was done. As my shins really hurt and hadn’t been getting any better, I heeded his advice. I wore an air cast for a couple of weeks and also did a few sessions of aqua running.
It wasn’t easy though stopping running. Yet it was the wise thing to do. Continue reading
Today was the 5th running of the Army Run, a race that I have run since its debut. Driving to the race, I was thinking what a perfect running day it was…..clear blue sky and cool temperature. And I was thinking too that this would be my very first and hopefully last DNS….Did Not Start. Continue reading