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Pretty Good

Saturday, February 08, 2014

I ran today carefully after the sun rose. I met with my running group at 6am, returned a borrowed jacket, but decided not to run with them due to my recent falls. I chose to run in daylight (7:10am this morning) and on an even surface, the path around Lake Hollingsworth. My stomach was still not feeling great, but I knew that with the Disney Princess Half Marathon two weeks from tomorrow, I was really needing a long run. I originally had hoped to go 15 miles, but at 13.65 miles I decided it was enough. I was getting a blister on my right foot and it was starting to rain. In fact, on the way home it down poured, so I was glad I made that call.

I'm not optimally trained for the upcoming event, but I'm adequately trained to enjoy the event and finish without too much strain. With the challenges I've faced recently, I think I've done pretty well. Now just a few short runs and it will be time to go for it!!

  
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DDOORN 2/9/2014 9:25PM

    Doing what you can and gauging yourself carefully so that you can live up to your expectations...good for you!

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WATERMELLEN 2/9/2014 5:19PM

    Excellent call. You are thinking long term and sustainability and enjoyment, and that's terrific.

I thought of you often while I was visiting your glorious state. And I can see that if you're exercising around Lake Hollinsgworth, you're east of Tampa so a bit north and more central than where I was vacationing, but another renowned birding location! How lucky you are!!

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RUNNERRACHEL 2/9/2014 11:27AM

    That sounds like an exciting and fun race. Enjoy it. emoticon emoticon

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SHRINKINGSHERI 2/9/2014 8:45AM

    emoticon I do believe that having fun is the most important part!!!!

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STRIVERONE 2/9/2014 12:16AM

    If you enjoy the race, that is a win. You have a great attitude, so the win is in the bag.

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_LINDA 2/9/2014 12:02AM

    Well thought out and nothing ever hurt by being cautious! So glad you were careful! Please continue to do so so that you may enjoy your marathon -think of it as being 'fresh' for it!

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MSLZZY 2/8/2014 7:23PM

    You did very well and made a good decision.
You'll get back in the groove the close that day
comes. HUGS!

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DONNABRIGHT 2/8/2014 7:16PM

    Sometimes it is OK to not race to win but to enjoy the journey. I used to tell my kids something similar in those years with piano, dancing, gymnastics, etc. You don't have to be the best as long as you DO your best and it is important to have fun and enjoy what you are doing.

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GABY1948 2/8/2014 7:12PM

    I think you did an emoticon job! And I KNOW you will do a emoticon job running in that race. Praying for you, Marsha, and know you will be fine!

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MYTURNNOW2013 2/8/2014 5:12PM

    You'll be ready! You did a HM today, right? By two weeks from now, ACES!

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BLUENOSE63 2/8/2014 4:51PM

  Marsha

Your plethora of races in the last months have given you all the base you need for Disney! Enjoy it!

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AQUAGIRL08 2/8/2014 4:38PM

    Way to go Marsha! I almost called you to see how your tummy was feeling. I'm glad you are getting better!

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TRAVELGRRL 2/8/2014 3:27PM

    Great job! I always feel if I do 13 miles at least two weeks before the race, I've got it! And I know you'll do great.

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MEXGAL1 2/8/2014 3:04PM

    good you got a run in. I know the half marathon will go just fine for you.
Best of everything to you over the next two weeks preparing.
Sallie

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BROOKLYN_BORN 2/8/2014 1:44PM

    This is quite a coincidence. You said,
"I was getting a blister on my right foot and it was starting to rain"
ME TOO! My run was shorter so I got it all in.
Smart decision to quit.

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NATPLUMMER 2/8/2014 1:35PM

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TERI-RIFIC 2/8/2014 1:35PM

    You HAVE done well! Go for it is right. emoticon

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TAICHIDANCER 2/8/2014 1:21PM

    13.65 is only 1.35 miles short of your goal and I think you showed wisdom in stopping short of a blister.

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ONEKIDSMOM 2/8/2014 1:12PM

    This says it all: "adequately trained to enjoy the event and finish without too much strain"... upright position across the finish line, with that famous smile of yours on your face... the point is to HAVE FUN! I'll be thinking about you!



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Again Today

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

He called it a "Sportsman's Fracture" and spent nearly half an hour doing a "four surface filling." He said any dentist would know from that diagnosis that I broke the corner of my front teeth. Now when I look in the mirror my teeth no longer remind me of my fall. The dentist did an amazing repair. I didn't expect him to be able to fix it so perfectly. It costs $215, but worth every penny. The soreness in my mouth is almost gone. My left hand, my chin, and my knee injuries are healing and will soon be forgotten.

I'm going to run again today.

  
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_LINDA 2/9/2014 12:04AM

    Here is to a great dentist and feeling better!! It cost me 800 for a crown to cover my cracked tooth a few years ago!

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BLUENOSE63 2/5/2014 7:11AM

  Marsha

I am so glad that the dentist could repair your teeth so quickly and perfectly after your fall. Way to get back on the horse by going running today. No running in the dark or on curbs though!

Have a good run

Cheryl

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POSITIVE41 2/5/2014 5:40AM

    Good for you! Enjoy your run and glad your tooth is fixed.

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BOOKAPHILE 2/4/2014 4:47PM

    Yay for you and your great dentist!

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GABY1948 2/4/2014 4:36PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon I KNEW you would be fine! emoticon

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WIFE48 2/4/2014 2:31PM

    emoticon So glad the repair went well. emoticon

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LAILATN 2/4/2014 2:29PM

    Wonderful news. Glad you're on the mend!

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AQUAGIRL08 2/4/2014 10:15AM

    This is great news! If it has a name, it must be an injury that he sees a lot, so you have lots of other people in the same boat. I look forward to seeing you tomorrow night at the team dinner!

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MEXGAL1 2/4/2014 9:40AM

    Yeah, glad the dentist was a success...now put that behind you and just run!
Have a great day.
Sallie

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TERI-RIFIC 2/4/2014 8:36AM

    Great to hear everything is fixed. $215 is cheap!

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DONNABRIGHT 2/4/2014 8:01AM

    My aunt fell a few years ago and chipped a front tooth and I thought surely she would need a crown but it was repaired perfectly. I found it amazing that it could be done that way - grateful we are fortunate to live with today's technology! Glad you are healing all over.

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JUST_TRI_IT 2/4/2014 7:33AM

    So good to have talented dentists who do not break the bank! Glad you are doing well.

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NEW-CAZ 2/4/2014 7:26AM

    Glad to hear it Marsha.
I've got a first check up with the dentist here next week, hope she's as good as my last one in London. I felt totally relaxed with him!

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MSLZZY 2/4/2014 7:09AM

    emoticon Glad your mouth and teeth are fixed and you can flash those pearly whites without mortgaging the farm. HUGS!

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MYTURNNOW2013 2/4/2014 7:08AM

    That turned out much better than anticipated....yeah for great dentists!!!

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ONEKIDSMOM 2/4/2014 7:05AM

    emoticon Thanks for the good report... glad you'll still have that smile I love so well! Run safe!

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BROOKLYN_BORN 2/4/2014 6:39AM

    I'm glad you're feeling better.

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STRIVERONE 2/4/2014 6:36AM

    Great! You'll be able to continue racking up miles & smiles.

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Thanks

Monday, February 03, 2014

Thanks, SparkFriends, for all your kind words, support, encouragement and truth, on my last two blogs. I know I will be fine and I will continue my commitment to living healthy, active and well-nourished. I enjoyed a great Zumba session this morning with a friend who invited me. Hadn't done that for a year or more and was surprised how much I enjoyed it.

Will see the dentist this afternoon for my rough chipped teeth. Plan to run again tomorrow. So far have not had to go in for jury duty, but need to call again this eve. Fingers are crossed. If I need to drive to Tampa, I'm prepared. I'll just leave really, really early so I don't have so much pressure. Daughter will need to decide how to proceed with child care in my absence. Hubby may do okay. We'll see. Just 11 more doses of prednisone for the psoriasis. My feet are looking and feeling a little better. Computer is still in the shop, but hubby is sharing his.

Son in law starts his new job on Feb 17, so I still have 3 week days with no kids before I start the new schedule. It will all work out. Proud of him getting a much better job. Hubby and I will go to the Senior Dance on Thursday morning. We are looking for child care for Thursday mornings so we can continue to go regularly. We could switch to Thursday evenings, but would miss some of the people we enjoy -- including my Zumba friend -- if we did.

All in all, things are looking up. You, dear SparkFriends, are appreciated.

  
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AQUAGIRL08 2/4/2014 9:45AM

    Great! Glad to hear you are making progress!

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BOOKAPHILE 2/3/2014 9:49PM

    You sound much more like yourself today. You're right. It will all work out.

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ONEKIDSMOM 2/3/2014 7:21PM

    And YOU, dear Spark friend, are valued! emoticon

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MEXGAL1 2/3/2014 3:26PM

    and you are so appreciated as well...sounds like things are going okay.
hope you can get the child care all worked out.
have a good week.
Sallie

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MYTURNNOW2013 2/3/2014 12:09PM

    Excellent! You are not letting life get in the way of your fitness and health....great job!

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MARGARITTM 2/3/2014 11:56AM

    Glad you got back to the Zumba - great fun!!!! and we all need more of that!!


keep us posted

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LEWILL1982 2/3/2014 11:42AM

    You have so much going on in your life. Your optimism is refreshing, you'll get through this. Glad you're doing better!

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TRAVELGRRL 2/3/2014 11:34AM

    Sounds like things are going well! Great!

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NATPLUMMER 2/3/2014 11:29AM

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NEW-CAZ 2/3/2014 11:23AM

    Hey Marsha try Epaderm emollient for the psoriasis. You wash with it and rinse and can apply it after, really helps heal the skin. DH has psoriasis and swears by it.

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104 Runs Since June

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Since June 2013 I've run 104 times, an estimated 414 miles. That's a whole lot of great running. Honestly I've enjoyed almost every mile. I love getting faster and going farther. I love the companionship of the group runs and getting to go exactly my pace when I run alone. And although many people don't like them, I'm happy to run on the treadmill. I really like the bling and recognition when I place in race. Do I need to give it all up?

Yesterday I had a very good eating day and the scale looked pretty good this morning, even though I sat around still, kind of in shock, babying my injuries for hours yesterday. That is reassurance that I can maintain my 80 pound loss even if I can't or choose not to run again. (OK - I did run 6.2 miles yesterday before I sat around for hours. So I may need a better test.)

This second fall has really got me shook. I've got my arm in a sling to keep from overusing my re-injured left hand. Last time it took about 12 weeks for my hand to regain enough strength to do the arm machines at the Y, but the doctor said it would have healed faster if I had put it in a sling. Worth a try. My mouth, teeth, and chin don't let me forget for a moment my misstep yesterday on a picturesque brick road at sunrise. I'll go tomorrow to the dentist to smooth the chipped teeth, but I'm afraid every time I look in the mirror I'll be reminded of this failure. My knees are sore, too. My feet are still splitting and bleeding; counting down: 12 more doses of steroids. Hubby asked if there is any part of me that doesn't hurt. There are. However, cooking, cleaning, and living is challenging today.

This is probably not the most positive blog I could write today. I'm definitely going to still run, probably on the treadmill, 9 more runs before the Disney Princess HM. And I'm going to run the Senior Games 5K on March 8th. I need to finish these commitments. Then I'll figure out how to proceed.

  
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JOYINKY 2/2/2014 11:34PM

    Marsha, I'm so sorry to hear of your fall and injuries! But no, no, no failure here!! How could you even think that?! You have healing to do and decisions to make. But you are a winner whether you continue to run or not. Listen to your body and take your time deciding the next step. Remember it's not just about running; it's about health and being your best self. Running is truly a small part of that, you are so much more. Be well. Hugs.

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MARGARITTM 2/2/2014 9:18PM

    I have long since left that thought that running might be a good form of exercise - although it is - it is more about who I am now. .... and I doubt a fall or two would change that and somehow I doubt that you will either. ... but it is YOUR DECSION and you must do what is best for you.

Hugs,

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STRIVERONE 2/2/2014 8:40PM

    You will make the decision about running that is best for you and I bet that when the soreness is gone, it will be to persevere. Maybe. as time goes by, you will have to modify your objectives. Being first in your age group is is great, but the greatest thing about running is that it is physically and mentally stimulating while at the same time being relaxing. Before I started running I pulled both my hamstrings and sprained both my ankles on separate occasions of inattention. For me all competitiveness feeling, are subordinate to my determination not to injure myself.

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GABY1948 2/2/2014 7:25PM

    It is a positive blog...you are working out your answers and that is positive...it's not just sitting back and sulking. THAT would not be you! Look at this smile on this page with the ladybug wings on. I bet that beautiful smile has not changed one bit! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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EDDYMEESE 2/2/2014 3:50PM

    Oh, no, I'm so sorry!

You are a true runner, so I don't think you're going to stop :)

But maybe you need to cut back a little bit or find alternative places to run. For example, when I was running consistently, I had a hard time on pavement in kept injuring myself. So I switched to trail running and it was great. I almost never injured myself and if you take a fall, the landing is not as bad :)

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TRAVELGRRL 2/2/2014 3:43PM

    I fall a lot so I feel your spiritual pain!

I'm sorry you are having a tough time, but give yourself some time to recover before making any decisions. Take care.

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HARROWJET 2/2/2014 1:22PM

    I don't think you can make a decision until you are feeling better.

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AQUAGIRL08 2/2/2014 12:45PM

    You've done 104 runs since June - awesome! Good eating day - fantastic! Nice progress on the scale - fabulous! Running 6.2 miles with a fall - courageous! Resting and recuperating sore muscles, injuries and scrapes - wise. Only you know know how you feel and how much time it will take to feel better. You are a super intelligent woman and can make the right choices for yourself - you have already proved that over and over during the last few years. Please don't let an accident derail your plans for the future. You can do this!

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BLUENOSE63 2/2/2014 11:59AM

  Marsha

Well that just bites! I am sorry to hear of your fall. How is it a failure? Accidents happen all the time. You know that racing is about mental endurance not the fastest or fittest. My mom has Reynaulds Disease which here fit do what yours do in the winter and she takes it just during the cold of winter. It is a circulation issue but she is in pod health , weighs about 104 and eats well. Does your illness have a name?

Get better soon!

Cheryl

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WENDYSPARKS 2/2/2014 10:29AM

    Sorry for the fall....hope you feel better soon. emoticon

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MEXGAL1 2/2/2014 10:14AM

    So sorry to hear about this mishap. I know for sure how awful I feel when I fall. I will be going along just fine and hit a cobblestone the wrong way and down I go....bruises and scap and cuts. I feel so bad as I climb back up again. And this is not running but walking...but my excuse is the cobblestones. My ankles just aren't as strong as they used to be and give out at times when off centered on a stone.
But I will not give up my 4 mile per day walks with the dogs. I just hope that I don't break something someday as I know I have osteopathist. Anyway so glad you are still hitting the treadmill and enjoy it. I know you as a runner now and I think you will get back in the swing of it. Happy thoughts.
Go Seahawks!
Sallie

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BOOKAPHILE 2/2/2014 10:14AM

    I'm so sorry you fell. Be aware that you're still in shock...not the best time for far-reaching decision-making. I'm glad you're going to take some time to recover and finish your committed runs before you make any sweeping decisions about your running future. I suspect you'll get through this and find a way to be safe while enjoying your passion.

By the way, not every blog has to be full of sunshine. We share what's going in in our lives. Your blogs are always worth reading.

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STRIVER57 2/2/2014 10:11AM

    but yeah, i think running in daylight might be a wise idea (i do). i also skip a run when i'm really tired from too much work/not enough sleep, because i think that makes me more likely to fall. and having to skip the run makes me more likely to get enough sleep!

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STRIVER57 2/2/2014 10:09AM

    Marsha — as someone who falls … not so infrequently … sometimes i don't hurt myself at all, except for my self-confidence … and sometimes I do. i don't think — at least for me — mindfulness prevents falls, although i will say i never fall in the same place twice. but i'm not close to ready to give up running for it. i just keep trying to pay more attention … and i do find i mostly fall somewhat better — the first two times i cut my forehead open, but since then i've managed to get my arms down to protect myself … so except for the broken knee (and i was walking then, not running — not even run/walking) … i fall better. i think about it too much — but i guess i need to to avoid it.
anyway what Catherine said … it's not a failure, it's something that happens. (i was just reading about doctors who bicycle, who say that the issue is not if you'll wipe out, but when) … but i'd rather hurt myself occasionally and pick myself back up than get scared into going back to doing nothing. you can do it!

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LEWILL1982 2/2/2014 10:08AM

    Girl, you've got this! Allow yourself a couple of days to take it easy. If you have 2 weeks until the 1/2 marathon, you can still take a rest day or two or 3! I learned that over the holidays. With all of your running that you do, you will be just fine for the 1/2. I don't look at this as a failure; a set back to your plans, maybe, but nothing to fret over! Chin up and have a happy day!

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 2/2/2014 9:51AM

    How in the world is a fall in the dark a "failure"? This sort of judgmental attitude towards yourself is a bigger problem than the fall, imho.

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ONMYMEDS 2/2/2014 9:44AM

    You've logged 104 runs since June, you ran 6.2 miles yesterday, you fell down and hurt yourself, and that's a failure? What am I missing here?

Your enthusiasm and excitement for your hard earned active lifestyle comes across in every blog you post. I truly doubt that this latest misstep (and that's really all it is) will keep you from running for the rest of your life. You WILL heal.



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MYTURNNOW2013 2/2/2014 8:21AM

    emoticon It is a positive reflection of your running thus far and hope for the future with alternatives to running.

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DONNABRIGHT 2/2/2014 8:16AM

    It sounds like you need a little pampering time just for you. You are so active - are you able to slow yourself down to heal? Because you are so strong physically you will heal quickly - of that I have no doubt!

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ONEKIDSMOM 2/2/2014 8:00AM

    emoticon As Positive41 says below, this is a positive blog... it is a careful blog of remembering achievements, recognizing current challenges, and hope for the future. You owe yourself the time to recover both physically and emotionally, and it's OK if every day you don't wake up saying "I am invincible". It's OK to recognize "today I hurt".

You are one of the strongest, bravest, most positive folks I know, Marsha. Take care of you, because you are precious... and there are a boatload of us Spark Folks, right here, to remind you, lest you forget that little gem!

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MSLZZY 2/2/2014 7:30AM

    Take a rest day so those injuries can heal properly. You still have time to train. HUGS!

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POSITIVE41 2/2/2014 7:27AM

    I think this was positive blog - it's about progress and consistency. Alot of people would have given up under less challenging circumstances - but not you! Good luck with your 1/2 M.

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FITCOFFEEMOM357 2/2/2014 7:25AM

    Marsha, you are so strong and one of my moyivators for trying. Rest my friends rest. I did not know you are running the Princess 1/2thon. How cool are you!!!!!! I know I was running on brick road yesertday and almost took a dive. A few ladies did, but they got back up and continued on the finish line.

Take care and do not over do it.

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_LINDA 2/2/2014 7:20AM

    Oh Marsha, so very sorry you have all these roadblocks in your way. You ought to look for a lotion designed to heal split feet -I have trouble with heels getting badly cracked because I always lay in one position, on my back. Its called Miracle Foot Repair -it has 60% pure ultra aloe and it also relieves itching and pain. Hopefully the sling will help with your hand healing faster, maybe also using a support brace is in order too when having to do chores or any other activities -maybe you need to see an occupational therapist to get fitted..
Maybe hubby can help with some of the chores while you recover? You need to look after yourself and allow proper healing..
Feel better soon,
hugs,
linda

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BROOKLYN_BORN 2/2/2014 7:11AM

    I was hoping you would post before I left for church. I was wondering how you were doing after the fall.
"Not the most positive blog?" Do I understand that you ran 6.2 yesterday? And that was AFTER you are sore all over?
That's positively an inspiration to me. Your attitude will get you through this.
Hang in there!


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Saturday, February 01, 2014

It hurts to chew a banana right now. Really. I fell during my run this morning. That's 2 falls this running season. Chipped my 2 front teeth this time; some more lip damage. Left hand messed up again, and I had just gotten back to arm strength training. Knees not as bad this time; I had on capris. I am so disgusted. Did run over 3 miles after fall and not slow. Still going to do Disney Princess HM 3 weeks from tomorrow. Just need some time to process. Perhaps only running in daylight might be the way to go. I'll figure it out.

  
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IFDEEVARUNS2 2/4/2014 1:38PM

    I can relate. I still need new glasses from the last fall, and my nose will never be the same.

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JUDI_CUTIE 2/3/2014 10:40PM

    I hope you continue to heal! Take good care of yourself!

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GABY1948 2/2/2014 7:23PM

    I know you WILL work it out...I never doubt you! We can ALL have an off time. I am late getting to things because I also am having a down time right now...wish it was just a fall. It must be something in the air....be safe and get better QUICKLY!

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BLUENOSE63 2/2/2014 12:00PM

  Yoga did wonders for my balance. Have you tried it?

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AQUAGIRL08 2/2/2014 8:12AM

    Oh my goodness! I am so sorry that this happened to you Marsha! How scary and embarrassing for you. If I can't see clearly, I have fallen too. Then of course I become afraid of falling after that. It can become a cycle, so I now only take walks where I can see clearly what is in front of me. The good news is that you got right up and continued your run. Please take care of yourself my friend! emoticon emoticon

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BOPPY_ 2/1/2014 10:50PM

    This November, the early onset of darkness really surprised me (in NH). I left the house at about 3:30, and by the time I was halfway through my walk it was pitch-black outside. In our area it is often necessary to walk on the road. The roads in NH are never straight, and trees line every road. Hence visibility for drivers and pedestrians is always an issue.

In addiyion, my balance is not the "best", so I was very careful on the way home to take as safe a path as I could find. I made it home without incident, but I learned my lesson. No more late forays walking. Better to be able to walk another day ...

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_LINDA 2/1/2014 7:59PM

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So sorry for your fall:( I am grateful that you did not break anything.. I chipped my two front teeth when running as a kid but did not damage my lips. I got permanent caps on them. Falls have the potential to do so much damage.
Maybe rethink running outdoors. Is there a track you could go to? Or back to treadmill running.
Sending healing thoughts, may you recover quickly..
Hugs,
Linda

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STRIVERONE 2/1/2014 4:54PM

    I'm sorry to hear that. I hope the chipped teeth are not to0 bad. They won't repair themselves the way your lip will. You have a great attitude though and you're going to rock your half marathon.

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LAILATN 2/1/2014 3:56PM

    Sorry to hear about your fall! Hoping you have a speedy recovery.

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BROOKLYN_BORN 2/1/2014 3:31PM

    Oh no! I'm so sorry to hear about this bump in the road. But if anyway can overcome a setback like this, it's YOU.

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BOOKAPHILE 2/1/2014 2:36PM

    Oh no! I'm sorry for your pain. I have every confidence that you'll come up with something to enjoy your passions for running and keep yourself safe at the same time. I hope you heal quickly.

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ONEKIDSMOM 2/1/2014 1:37PM

    Oh, dear! Yes, do that processing to figure out how you may run more safely! I took a tumble in the training season that led up to my first half... now that I think back, and I have been very cautious about my footing ever since. One of the reasons I run treadmills in Winter... footing outdoors is dicey when cold... and one of the reasons I wait for sunrise to run... but mainly it's the "pay attention to the level of the pavement and remember to lift your feet!" that my mother used to nag me about.

Last think anyone wants to see is Marsha hurt. So, sending healing vibes your way... and I know you'll finish Disney Princess because you are one determined Grandma! emoticon emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 2/1/2014 1:28PM

    ouch that smarts. Hope you soon recover Marsha emoticon

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 2/1/2014 1:19PM

    I'm glad you didn't break anything!

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RUN4FOOD 2/1/2014 1:15PM

    Falling is not a good thing. Hope your recovery is fast and no major damage anywhere.

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MYTURNNOW2013 2/1/2014 1:15PM

    emoticon to hear about your fall. Yes, daylight might be better to see tiny obstacles in your path.

Hope you don't have to go to the dentist.

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MSLZZY 2/1/2014 1:12PM

    Yes, you need a little daylight to see what is ahead. So sorry you hurt yourself. Praying you heal quickly!

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