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thenancyrd

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Post December 2018 Master BAMRs
on: December 1, 2018, 05:45
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And now it's December, wow, the year has flown!

Heading out soon for my run. So far have kept up the streak 🙂 previously we ran T-Th-Sat, did weights M-W, took F and Su off. When we were training this summer we also ran on M and skipped weights W. In retrospect I think I should have kept up some kind of strength training, even if it was once a week. Oh well, that is over and done. Since I am doing this streak, just to mix it up a bit, I am just running a mile on the TM M through Th, then doing weights. F I ran outside at 6:30am before work and will do the same on S. Today being Saturday I will likely run 6miles.

Haven't done much for Christmas yet, need to get myself organized and get going!

Have a good weekend, all.

Erica-
Richards

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Post Re: December 2018 Master BAMRs
on: December 1, 2018, 15:03
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Good thing you told me on the November chat group that you started the December one, Lol!

Nancy, the podiatrist said they just develop. I had read there was a link to diabetes (I’m prediabetic) but he said he hadn’t seen that or heard that. It can sometimes be caused by a trauma but I haven’t had anything happen to that part of my foot. I did step on a rock last summer and needed PT to break up the scar tissue but that was my heel. And I can’t recall which foot that was. #old. I go back in 2 weeks to see if the orthotics are working. He said thicker sock also help. I found a newish pair of running shoes that didn’t quite work for me and I was about to donate them but I’m going to keep them and use them in the house so I can use the orthotics. My slippers won’t work for that. My massage was painful but good. My back started to feel better Thursday. I ran 3 miles this morning. My foot was ok...only complained about halfway through and then went silent. My right calf cramped up a bit but in a lower spot so I know the issue during the marathon was not a tear but a knot. Back was and is fine. Yay! So, I need to do some massaging of my calf before I run again on Monday.

I’m almost done my Christmas shopping. We are taking the kids to see Hamilton in London and to a soccer game (Arsenal v Fulham) so they are done. Got stuff for my niece and nephew but need a little something else for my niece. She’s difficult to shop for. We don’t exchange with adults. Decided not to get a tree this year since we’re lesving on the 24th but we will put up some decorations and the fake tree.

Ok, off to do some paperwork. Have a great weekend!

JCtrail

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Post Re: December 2018 Master BAMRs
on: December 3, 2018, 14:20
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Glad to hear that you have a diagnosis Erica. Bummer that there isn't more you can do about it. That's odd though. With more runners in the last few years, you would think more injuries have surfaced and are being noticed and treatments in the works ...... but we are a bunch of tough ones. I really hope the orthotics work. Is it for both feet? Does it feel like a 'huge rock or small pebble' when you step on it. YIPPEE that you can run on it ...........and hope the calf massage do wonders. I have those calf cramps too. Sometimes I have to massage them during a run. Another crisis to think about, LOL!!

Oh dear, gotta sign off, time is ticking down on library computer, HA!

thenancyrd

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Post Re: December 2018 Master BAMRs
on: December 4, 2018, 17:11
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Nice work on the Christmas shopping! I am slowly ordering things online, did a tiny bit Sunday at our local Kohl's 'cause I had to buy a baby shower gift for a co-worker. I ordered photo cards, waiting for them to come. Work has been a bear so not really feeling in the spirit, just feeling sorry for myself. It'll pass.

Glad you were able to run. How weird that they 'just develop'. Hopefully the orthotics helps with around the house. Your trips sounds great!

Hope all is well JC and Lisa!

JCtrail

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Post Re: December 2018 Master BAMRs
on: December 10, 2018, 14:29
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Nancy: I'm so NOT a shopper ......but I do look for things throughout the year from my travels, and hide them till the holidays ........then I can't remember where I hid them, HAHA, goof ball!

Erica: sounds so exciting ..... your London trip at the holidays again. You amaze me on your time management with all the events taking place with family, kids, friends. So are the orthotics working? I hope so. I looked up the Maine marathon ...... looks so scenic!!

Not sure where we will be for Christmas, I'd rather stay home this year. DD gets stressed out because she has to figure out a schedule for the GDs to spend time with her and with their dad ......actually the other grandparents. They have too much control over her which drives me crazy but I stay away from that topic. Anyway, I know I'm running the 'midnight madness' event on NYE's and on New Year's day.
Last Tueday: So I joined a small fitness/wellness center. Closed on weekends which is fine with me. Ran 4 miles on TM, some weights, stretching and elliptical.
Rest WED.
Thurs: finally saw new doctor and I like her......so I'll keep her, LOL!! We went over my lab results from Nov. All good. I asked for a referral to P.T. Then I went to wellness center, ran 5 miles on Thurs on TM again, elliptical.
Rest on Friday.
Saturday: decorated DH's '56 Buick for the Holiday of Lights parade. We had a slow start after getting up so no time to run. Parade was fun!! So festive!! It was cold but no wind, in the 30s. So crowded downtown so we just went home.
Sunday: 2.5 hrs of hiking and some jogging on trails where it looked 'safe'. Beautiful sunny day!
Today: Saw P.T. He did an analysis while I ran on TM. Had that done back in MN in 2016. I know I was doing well with band exercises recommended by him but I started backing off of them over time to where I was doing them when I remembered, my bad!! This P.T. showed me similar ones with the band. And he did the graston technique on lateral part of my right calf that I had a severe tear Nov 2015. https://www.grastontechnique.com/Patients
It feels so much better!! The MN P.T. did the same and also incorporated dry needling. Anyway, I promised to be more consistent with the band exercises to strengthen my glutes especially. Hopefully it will relieve some the stress on my right knee since I was definitely overcompensating with my left side. It was a good and optimistic visit.

Hey Lisa! Hope you're staying warm and enjoying the holidays.

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