Hehe! That went okay!

So it wasn't far or fast but I managed to run for 10 minutes and my calf has survived. It was such a glorious morning that I couldn't resist - and it has been very nearly 3 weeks of resting since my last attempt.

I must have looked a sight mincing along with fairy footsteps - and because of my peculiar gait my good leg started to complain - but who cares. I'm back in the game!


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  • 'mincing along with fairy footsteps - love it. Back in the game - with wings!

  • Thanks McFitty. I'm not the most stylish runner at the best of times but I was trying to be so carful today, it probably looked ridiculous!

  • Ah that's great Ully !

    Good to hear youre back out there , nice and easy now :-) xxx

  • I will go gently. I'll go for 15 mins running at the weekend!

  • Well done I bet you're glad you've escaped the couch now just take it real slow

  • I will, I will. I'm always good at dishing out that advice - now I have to try and follow it!

  • I'll be watching you like my two guardians have been keeping an eye on me

  • Great news :) I know you'll be careful with thecmemory of the IC so fresh. Glad you're back out running Ully.

  • Thanks. It feels good!

  • Glad to hear it Ully. Can't resist those beautiful days

  • No indeed. It was lovely. Sunny but with just a crispness in the air to let us know it's September now - perfect!

  • Well done Ully! Are you wearing a calf support or compression socks as support?😊

  • No. Just taking it gently. I've never had a problem before so hoping to get back to normal. Been doing plenty of lunges and heel drop and raises too.

  • Good to hear ully! Here's to lots of happy runs ahead πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜†

  • Thanks Alliboo. Fingers crossed!

  • Welcome back Ully!

  • Haha - not been away really - still lurking on the forum. Not a bad substitute for running!

  • Oh yes, I always hang around even if I can't run - helps me not to forget I am runner - and a HU-er!

  • Brilliant news πŸ˜€

  • Thanks Kate. I'm pretty pleased!

  • Good to hear. That's a vivid image you paint. Now, remember:" I must follow the advice I regularly give to all those Larry newbies"!

  • Or lairy. Don't think we have a Larry on here.

  • Ahh! I was wondering....

  • Glad to hear you have been able to run again. Do take care, it's oh so easy to do more than you should and set yourself back. Going back too soon turned what probably would have been a 2-3 week recovery into a 6 week one for me. On the bright side, I have been out for 3 shuffles now (a sort of half speed walk, half jog) and the physio cleared me today to try an actual run this weekend.

  • Great news - what has your injury been?

    I am really trying to be good - so going very gently.

  • Started as a quad injury (not running related), then injured adductor running with a damaged quad....

  • 'There she was just running down the street' πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ Gently she floats on fairy footsteps. John Wayne minced I am sure you flittered! So happy that you are off the IC and taking it slowly.

    πŸ‘‹πŸΌπŸ‘‹πŸΌπŸ‘‹πŸΌ Waved to you as I trundled (coast traffic) along A64 to do Mum's shopping in York, gone East to wave at you from the top of Wolds before heading back to the flatlands, so will wave again tomorrow.

  • I'll look out for you!

  • Good to see you back. Take it nice and easy x

  • Thanks. It's good to be back!

  • Such great news, Ully. Hopefully that's the end of it now. It's such a great feeling being 'back in the game', isn't it! xx

  • It is indeed AM. Especially when the weather is like this - little cooler but still lovely.

  • So glad to hear you're back out there. Fairy footsteps sound delightfully light. Maybe I need fairy footstep training rather than stealth running do I stop startling the bunnies πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

  • Bazza used to talk about ninja running and I always liked the idea of that - creeping up on someone unawares!

  • Good! Brilliant news Ulley 😊

    I bet that's such a relief Phew

  • Yep, it's a great start. Fingers crossed!

  • That's brilliant news Ully πŸ€— Who doesn't love fairy steps .........?

  • Twinkle toes Ully, that's me!

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