Monday, May 8, 2017

Weekly Roundup 4.24-4.30 & 5.1-5.7

Hey guys!  It’s been two weeks since I last posted a Weekly Roundup and I still haven’t tried running a step.  This injury has been super frustrating and is making me crazy.  It’s always worse when you CAN’T do something versus when you just don’t want to.  I was diagnosed with an abductor strain.  For awhile I was getting a lot of referred pain down my leg and to my piriformis but now it is more localized.  Sitting hurts.  Standing too long hurts.  I also haven’t been able to spin.  I can’t jump around in pool class.  I wasn’t sleeping.  My appetite is suppressing (probably to a normal appetite 😂).  I lost about 4 pounds but I’m getting fluffy.  Not running sucks.

I’m trying to stay motivated and looking ahead to future goals—I signed up for Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia in September—because I can feel Buffalo slipping away from me.  I may still be able to run the half Memorial Day weekend but I know I won’t be able to race.  I’m being a good little PT patient and doing all my exercises, stretching a ton, rolling every day and getting in the pool a few times a week.  Kathy has been awesome—spending so much time with me, being so accommodating and putting me to WERK.  So many glute exercises!

While healing is slow, I am sleeping through the night and definitely getting stronger.  I used the elliptical pain-free this weekend and finally was able to go long enough to sweat on Sunday!  Baby steps.  It’s hard to remember sometimes but small progress is still progress.

Other highlights:

·      I’m getting new floors!  Last weekend I helped my dad rip up the kitchen.  Georgie supervised and I took out all the nails.

Upcoming events:

·      2 weeks until the Piggy Trot!
·      3 weeks until the Buffalo Half Marathon!

Monday 4.24.17
PT with Kathy
20’ Burdenko
7,440 steps

Tuesday 4.25.17
10,527 steps

Wednesday 4.26.17
30’ Burdenko
9,388 steps

Thursday 4.27.17
Power Water
10 push ups
14,173 steps

Friday 4.28.17
PT with Kathy
5’ elliptical
18’ walk with G
10’ walk with G and mama
8,701 steps

Saturday 4.29.17
30’ Burdenko
7,489 steps

Sunday 4.30.17
Burdenko H2O
14,429 steps

Monday 5.1.17
PT with Kathy
7,364 steps

Tuesday 5.2.17
10,175 steps

Wednesday 5.3.17
PT with Kathy
8’ elliptical
9,384 steps

Thursday 5.4.17
Power Water
10,970 steps

Friday 5.5.17
15’ elliptical
30’ Burdenko
9,268 steps

Saturday 5.6.17
18’ walk with G and mama
9,293 steps

Sunday 5.7.17
20’ elliptical
7,530 steps

Last week’s mileage: 0 miles
This week’s mileage: 0 miles
Last week’s G mileage: 0 miles
This week’s G mileage: 0 miles
April Totals: 16 miles
May Totals: 0 miles
2017 Totals: 300 miles

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