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Gutted

So I took a tumble in the forest this morning (landed in REALLY bad mud, laughed quite a lot!) but sprained my ankle. Walked to car and been active all day However it’s gotten worse over time and these evening it’s killing me and I know that it’s bad. I had just done w2r2 and am so enjoying it having never run before I don’t want to stop. And was thinking of doing my next run tomorrow so I can get on with week 3 (who knew?! I’ve surprised myself) but I can’t even think about running (walking/sorting kids is hard enough). Really gutted. ☹️

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It is very frustrating when something puts you back. Hopefully it will heal quickly.

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Take care! Lots of frozen peas! Hope it gets better soon 😀😀

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So sorry to hear you sprained your ankle but isn't it amazing that after just a fortnight you really want to get out there and run? People worry about maintaining motivation when they start... there's no need, after a while you're basically barging people out of the way to go running.

So rest up and try to be patient until the fun starts again.

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Yes. I’ve really surprised myself which is why I guess I’m disappointed! Hopefully won’t be long! Thanks x

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I fell over yesterday (first time in 30+ years!!) and I was instantly petrified that I wouldn’t be able to run!! Luckily just pulled muscles in my arm and chest and can still run!

Poor you, rest (but not too much) ice, elevation and patience, you’ll be ok!

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Ice is Brilliant! Get anything that will hold water into,your freezer. Playing a piece of ice over your ankle is good., keep the ice moving over your skin

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