Friday, September 16, 2011

Ouch that hurt

Helllllllllo Friday it is so good to see you! First I want to say a big thank you to all of my followers!  I can't believe that I have 97 followers!  You all are AMAZING! You give me great advice and encouragement when I need it the most! Thank you!
Last night I got on the treadmill late, but I needed to knock out my 5 miles that my planned called for. The goal was 5 miles with 3 miles @ 12:35. What I accomplished was 5 miles in 12:35, I felt great. In fact at 5 miles I slowed down to a walk and then said heck I should do another half or a mile and see how I feel.  I increased the speed on the treadmill and not 10 seconds later I rolled my ankle! @#$!*  @#$&(N @#$@#$(*

My right ankle has always been a pain point for me. It bugged me all through high school to the point where I had to tape it and wear an air cast when I played basketball. It started bothering me again in 2008 and I was diagnosed with Achilles tendinitis in the same foot.  During my 10 mile run when training for my first half I rolled it and it hasn't been the same since.

My ice packs are at my Dad's house, so I only had this dinky ice pack that I use for my daughter. Once that was warm, I switched to a bag of frozen fruit. The inside of  my ankle throbbed all night and this morning it hurts to walk on but is manageable. Looks like I am going to have a forced rest for the next couple of days I am glad this came early in my half training so that I have time to recover. For today I will rest and then reevaluate each day.

Best of luck to everyone who is out running this weekend. I know several of you are going to be out there smashing it at YoGoGirl!  Have an AMAZING weekend. 

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15 comments:

  1. Man that's a bummer. I sometimes use crappy excuses to not run, but that is one I don't want! I hope you get better soon!

    Also congrats on the followers! It's nice when you find a group who knows what you are going through and is supportive!

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  2. Oh I hope the ankle feels better soon! Not a fun reason to be not running!

    I am with you I love my followers adn all the support I get from them.

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  3. Oh no! Hope you feel better soon and get back running! Congrats on the great time though!

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  4. I hope your ankle heals quickly this weekend!

    But congrats on the first five miles! Awesome!

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  5. Great run--shame about your ankle! Hope it heals quickly so you can continue with your training.

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  6. If you don't get some relief from that swelling very soon, you may want to have an x-ray.

    I broke a small bone rolling over on my ankle once.. and it never even hurt.

    Good Luck!

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  7. Oh'no!! I hope your ankle feels better REAL SOON!

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  8. Congrats on the great run! Sorry to hear about your ankle, hope it heals quickly so you can get back to your training!

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  9. I hate injuries...hope it heals for you quickly!

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  10. ugh I hope it starts feeling better soon!!

    i learned from a friend at running group to literally take some ice cubes and rub your ankle like you are massage it with the ice cubes, it helped when I rolled my ankle really bad. i hate ankle pain!

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  11. Oh Me!! Hope you are healed very soon!

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  12. One more and you crack 100 :-) wooohoooo.
    I followed you here via Sara's Fitness.
    Hope your ankle heals up.

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  13. Oh no. So sorry to hear about your ankle. Keep icing! I'm sure it will be fine in no time.

    Thanks for linking up this week :)

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  14. Ouch! Crossing my fingers that it feels better quickly!

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