I do lots in the gym and wanted to add a bit of running. I live next to a park so used to pop out late evening and run up or down, depending on my mood, it is very hilly. Trouble is there are some very steep bits and so of course I had to run up them too. Everyone else does it but I had to jump on a tussock of grass and my foot went 'ouch'. I know that feeling, it happened in an aquaeribocs once, but then it was a tendon. This time I took myself down to the nearest clinic and they just said it certainly wouldn't be broken as that was very rare and the foot was flexible etc., they then did an xray. Hello broken bone in foot! That has not made me very confident where running is concerned. I got some stouter shoes but usually running shoes are quite light and flexible. Anyway got past that and had gone back to trampolining. Rather scary when you are an adult of any age, but guess what I did? Actually nothing. I was sitting on the trampoline bed having executed a seat drop badly and now on my bottom. I was going to bounce myself up and, yes, another 'ouch'. I got off the trampoline and thought I must have dislocated my little toe as the webbing had pulled against it as I moved my foot to bounce up. I hadn't dislocated it but I had damaged a sinew or something and that was more painful & difficult to deal with and took longer to heal that the broken bone. I am not usually accident prone but since then I have done no significant running and no trampolining. I really don't feel comfortable running anyway, I feel out of control and my legs seem to go where they want. I get out of breath quite quickly and can't really improve on a 5 mins, let alone 5k. I can walk fast and without trouble up and down hill, but watch this space as I plan to go back to tramplining and, well, let's call it jogging then, rather than running - and 'no' the picture is not the trampolining I do - that was an effort to do something similar whilst on holiday in Tenerife!
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