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Update and new goals

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Well it has been a long couple months... Paul had an infection in his ankle, which spread into his ankle joint. Some stats: 12-day hospital stay, 2 surgeries, 4 weeks of morphine, 8 weeks of antibiotics, 6 weeks of intravenous antibiotics (4 of those administered at home, by me). I can't believe that all just happened - Paul's still not healed all the way. He still has very restricted range of motion in his right ankle, is working through that with PT and pushing the joint - the range of motion will not increase unless he makes it move. He's walking with a cane - and is using our stationary bike to start up some cardio and it's good for his ankle too.

We're both weighing more than we want to - so we're both back on SP to track our food and exercise. It will be good for us to have this accountability and routine to fall back on.

And I signed up for the Orangeman 70.3 again - it's on Sept 8th. This is week 3 of my training plan - it's very much a loose plan - not strict at all. I'm loosely following this plan - triathlete-europe
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/simple-16week-ironman-703
-training-plan
- just to have some idea of things to push myself during my workouts.

Anyways, that's my update - we'll be around more regularly for awhile, and we need to keep eachother accountable to do the right thing when it comes to the fuel we put into our bodies.
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  • v IMSMILEY88
    Wow! I will say a prayer for your husband! And for you as you train and help him along.
    1108 days ago
  • v BUTTERFLY-1976
    Hope your husband heals quickly.

    Great training plan!!
    1108 days ago
  • v ZIPITUP
    Hope your husband heals soon! Good luck wit the training! emoticon
    1109 days ago
  • v CRYSBROWN1
    I am so sorry to hear about your husband, I hope that he fully recovers soon.

    Looks like a good training plan too!
    1115 days ago
  • v LIV2RIDE
    OH NO! That sounds horrific. I will keep your husband in my prayers. Good luck with your training.

    I know that since I haven't had a specific workout program that I'm following I feel a little puffy myself.
    1115 days ago
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