It was a good run.
I got 5 miles in. The first 5 mile since I got sick 2 weeks ago. It was cold, raining, and I felt great!
Then it happened. No not on the run. I was home. I made my Lovely Wife some eggs and was taking them to her.
walked ran up the stairs and my foot slipped. I fell on my knee and… yes… jammed my bad hip. Seriously? I was so angry with myself and in so much pain!
My run was almost perfect. Even though it was close to freezing and raining, I ran great. I ran steady. Outside of my first mile, I kept the same pace the whole time. That is a big deal to me. I tend to vary my pace quite a bit, but this was just steady. It felt good. I felt good. My hip felt good.
Now I’m hurt.
I woke up this morning and didn’t feel as bad as I thought I would. But as the morning has gone on, my hip is getting stiff and sore. I am walking and icing and doing anything I can to keep it mobile which helps.
To be honest, I don’t think I could run today, even if I tried.
Doctors orders will be a week off. I’ll be walking and keeping it moving. I’ll be resting. I’ll be taking anti-inflammatories.
Just to kick my mood up, I purchased a new pair of my running shoes. I love my Brooks Pure Flow 2 shoes and got them for $50 with free 2 day shipping at RunningWarehouse. They will be waiting for me next week as I start my umpteenth comeback from injury. This one was stupid, but an injury is an injury.
Have an awesome weekend. Run, walk, have fun. Life is short.
I swear we are going to have to put you in a bubble!
I guess I need to slow down.
Oohh.. That’s too bad. Things happen, I hope a week is all it takes.
Thank you! I have found from experience that a week is usually enough, but this was a much harder jam, so hopefully it will be okay. I may go to the doctor next week if it doesn’t get better over the weekend.
I understand your pain…I whacked my knee on the pedal of my bike this morning hard enough to cause it to bleed. I think we both might need to be put in bubbles 😉
If only… Ouch. I hope you are okay and it won’t affect your running. I knew there was a reason I don’t ride bikes. 🙂
That makes me sick! So sorry…and where’s the good karma for bringing your dear wife breakfast!?! So unfair. I hope it heals super fast…
Thank you. Karma will. Eventually catch up with me. I believe. 🙂
Oh dear, get better soon!
Thanks! I actually feel a bit better today!!!
That’s good to hear 🙂
Oh no, I hope it improves quickly!
Thanks! It seems better already. I think I’ll just walk for a few days to make sure. 🙂
Oh that’s great to hear! 🙂
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