I went for a run this morning. I had to take a week off a little while ago due to some compensation issues in my hamstring but I've been back running 45 minutes every other day for the last week or so. I'm so, so glad I'm not recovering from surgery right now like I … Continue reading Sending a Message
I started but did not quite finish a post three days ago. Now it is already out of date. What I had to say this morning even is out of date. Last week was five years ago. The world is on fire but at the same time things still seem like business as usual. It … Continue reading Strange Times
It's been a whole year. And then some. It's also been five (!) months since I last wrote an update. I've been writing this post for about six weeks but keep not quite finishing and then something changes. One of my favorite maxims is "Don't let perfect be the enemy of good," so I decided … Continue reading It’s Been a Year
Well friends, it's been a while.... In my last post a couple of months ago, I rather brashly described my impressively linear progress. As tends to happen, I then immediately proceeded to Overdo Things and then did not make a ton of progress for about a month. A work trip to New York in mid … Continue reading 8 Months and Other Stuff
It has also been a really long time since I wrote an update which is a sure sign of my ongoing reintegration back into normal life. So friends, here's what things look like six months after having my Achilles tendon split down the middle and a piece of my heel bone cut off. Running! I'm … Continue reading It’s Been (Almost) 6 Months!
Well friends, it has been a while since my last update. All is well. Very well actually, I have just been out living my life and forgetting to document it. First, a heel update. I'm walking well and at much greater capacity than a month ago. Most excitingly, I've been running for 20 minutes on … Continue reading 20 Weeks
Although I already offered up my pearls of wisdom from four months in my last post, today is actually exactly four months since my surgery. In a most significant development, yesterday evening at physical therapy, I ran for fifteen minutes on the Alter G at 65% of my bodyweight. The Alter G is an interesting … Continue reading Hints of Running