Halted by shin splints :-(

Well, I managed to complete all of week 7 with no problems during the actual runs, but have been finding that once I get home and stop moving I have bad pains down my left shin into my ankle bone :-( my dad used to be a long-distance runner and reckons it's shin splints, but the pain has increased once I've stopped running, after each run. So I'm going to have to have a rest for a bit and then do some shorter runs I think. Feel really quite gutted as I was doing really well and now I'm going to have to backtrack a bit....I thought exercise was meant to be good for you!! Bum.

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  • Bum indeed! Poor you. I shall take that as a warning to me to not to overdo things - on week 5 and getting a bit overconfident here. I'd miss it horribly if I couldn't run now.

    I hope you'll be able to get back on form soon.

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