After all my work not to get injured post half marathon… you guessed it… my aching back.
I’m not sure what the problem is, but I was in so much pain last night, it was hard to sleep. Strangely, while I run the pain goes away and then by the next day it seems to get worse.
So, I am taking more time off to recuperate, per my Lovely Wife’s advice and see if I can’t nip it in the bud. Yesterday was the first “normal” weekday in forever that I didn’t run or walk. I’m not to happy about it, but I really don’t want to make things worse.
On the bright side, my weight is lower then it has been in 10 months. ACV is the only thing I can attribute it to. In fact I eat poorly last weekend, so by Monday I weighed 189 lbs. Today I weighed below 185.
Now if I can just stop getting hurt after my races, I’ll be fine!!!
Hope it eases off.
Thanks!!! I think with some rest it will be better!
I am so bummed and sorry to hear this. Welcome to the injured crowd. It has been almost 2 weeks without running here and I can’t quite see the end of the tunnel. Fingers crossed for a speedy recovery!
Thanks. I wish I had a chocolate chip cookie right now. 🙂 I hope you are back soon too!!!
Ha, I am so embarrassed (well only slightly) to say I am eating one right now.
Sorry you’re feeling poorly. I know it must frustrate you. 😦
Thanks. Yes it is frustrating, especially since it is 20 degrees cooler here now compared to Tuesday. Oh well. Fall will eventually come. 🙂
Hope it gets better very soon! Have you tried some maintenance stretches and exercises for your back? I’m sure you have, but just feeling concerned so thought I’d ask. My Pauly has a bad back and he has a regular (what he calls) ‘tune up’ from the Osteo to keep everything ok. On the most part it works really well.
I have done some. It has just gotten chronic over the past two days. Thanks for the advice. I’ll take all I can get!!!
Sending healing vibes…hope it’s nothing serious!
Thanks! I can take all the vibes I can get. Much pain. 😦
Oh ugh, so sorry to hear you are hurting! Rest well, you are in this for the long run (literally) and I have no doubt you’ll be as good as new soon! 🙂
Thank you!!! Very true. You know back pain well. Although I don’t think mine was nearly as bad as yours, it was inspiring seeing your comeback!!!