Down but not out!

Morning  all :)

 Been a week now since my last run out..  had completedw8r1.. on a niggly knee.. it didn't recover after stretch and ice and has taken this time to do without pain relief.. still aches and slight pain after walking for only half an hour..or gentle excercise :(

 I return to work today after the two weeks Easter break..   read so many inspirational posts from lots of you lovelies.. oldfloss, jt, Noaky, name a few and realise the injury road to recovery is tough both physically and mentally.. but if I want to keep running..which I really do.. then it's strength of character needed.. and determination! Pretty much what has gotten me this far.. I'm not ready to retire on the 'couch'!

So I will be back.. I will work hard and hopefully by the end of the week feel ready to get back out there..running towards that graduation run :)

Thanks all and loving reading all your progress x


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6 Replies

  • That's the spirit! Running is for life and we all get temporary injury glitches. Just wait it out and then carry on! Good luck!

  • Thankyou ullyrunner :) two injuries through the programme.. but it wont put me off.. just been on the wii fit board for twenty mins.. ten on step up and ten on stretch.. walk to work soon and see how it goes.. onwards and upwards:)

  • Ah sorry to hear youre on the IC Sparky ((( ))) but great to read of your positive attitude and determination .

     Yes you WILL get back out there and we will all be virtually  along side of you cheering you on ! :-)

    Hang on in there baby , this too shall pass xxx

  • Sorry to hear you're injured. It's tempting to get back out there, but you're doing the right thing by taking it easy and recovering before running again. Right thing and also very difficult to do! Hang in there.

  • Knowing when not to run is just as important as knowing when you should. Well done for making the right call, no matter how frustrating it feels 

  • What's really hard when you're on the IC is to have patience. I think we are all tempted to get back running too soon. I definitely was. Try and tell yourself you are in it for the long term so better a longer break now and pain-free running afterwards than an ongoing problem. It is incredibly frustrating at this stage of the programme. Hope you're soon back in form and fit to run.

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