It’s crazy that a month has gone by since I last wrote a blog post! At that time, I was dealing with some neck issues; I was pretty sure that I had a herniated disc, but I had to wait to have an MRI to know for sure. I had my MRI and sure enough,… Continue reading Neck update
Remember when I published a blog post earlier today about how I was seriously thinking about quitting running because I was worried I was doing permanent damage to my knee? Just kidding – BAZINGA! I went and saw my doctor at the sports medicine clinic and he said no worries, I haven’t injured anything; all… Continue reading Update since earlier blog…
For the first time since I started running almost six years ago, I’m considering retirement. Just typing these words makes me experience a tornado of emotions. But first, let me explain why I’m thinking of quitting for good. I have some arthritis in my left knee. The pain has been tolerable, and the knee didn’t… Continue reading Retiring from running?
We all know the benefits of being active: improved health, increased energy, improved mood, yada, yada, yada. It’s just plain good for you! However, being more active also means that you sometimes get injured. Since starting running a few years ago, I’ve had three stress fractures (one in my ankle, two in my femoral neck);… Continue reading The downfall of being active