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I'm Back
Sunday, August 04, 2013      7 comments

Itís been a long time. So much has happened and so much has changed. All I can tell you is that I try to be humble and grateful every single day. There are days when things arenít so great, but they could be so much worse than they are. ... Read more
Brief Running Update
Saturday, July 09, 2011      5 comments

I ran 2 miles a few days after my initial run. All went well and my pace was quicker. The next weekend found me stuck on stupid, as I ran at an easy pace for about 4.2 miles. The cardio part was fine, but it was too much of a jump in dis... Read more
After Almost 10 Months- I Finally Got to Run Again
Sunday, June 26, 2011      10 comments

It wasn't pretty, but you couldn't pry the smile off of my face. After a very long absence, I went to the park with the kids today and ran 1.2 miles. It was very slow and much harder than before I stopped running, but it was a joy. I'm ju... Read more
Progress
Monday, May 02, 2011      6 comments

Briefly, my sports podiatrist prescribed prednisone a few weeks ago and it seems to have helped. My heel seems to be improving, even though progress is slow. I no longer wear the air cast and have a little soreness at the end of the day, but n... Read more
Why I Miss Running (Long)
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      5 comments

As usual, I must apologize for being MIA with my SP friends. I wish I had more time to keep up with those who have stuck by me for so long. I saw the podiatrist again last week and he was a little disappointed with my progress (or lack the... Read more
Follow-Up with the Sports Podiatrist
Thursday, March 10, 2011      5 comments

Today was my long-awaited doctor's visit. I've been experiencing less pain as time has gone on, so I was feeling good about things. I've been wearing my cast religiously every day. I had another x-ray scheduled today and I hoped it would turn... Read more
And The Doctor Says...
Sunday, January 30, 2011      8 comments

Yes, I went back to the sports podiatrist this past week. And I got in trouble, because I haven't been wearing my brace much. You see, I can't do the things I need to do at work with the air cast on. He understands that to a point, but remind... Read more
My Latest (And Long Overdue) Injury Update
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      7 comments

Happy New Year to All! Again, please accept my apologies for not being as involved on Sp as in the past. I will change that soon. I went back to the sports podiatrist in early December and they took an x-ray of my left foot. The x-ray sh... Read more
On Christmas Eve
Friday, December 24, 2010      7 comments

"Mistletoe and falling snow and presents under the tree, But Most of All And Best of All The Savior Came for me..." -Natalie ... Read more
Cheering at the Outback Scramble
Saturday, November 20, 2010      8 comments

Today was another race viewed from the sidelines. Rhonda and Tiff ran a 5-mile trail race that was as extreme as it gets in Central Indiana. I will narrate the race through the photos I took. ... Read more
Cheering for Laura
Sunday, November 14, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday, Rhonda, Ethan, and I went to Noblesville to cheer for our friend, Laura (princessnurse). She has had a very challenging year, which you can read about on her blogs. The great news is that she is recovering well. Laura had a v... Read more
The Sports Podiatrist
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      9 comments

I finally got in to see the SP today. I actually became familiar with this specialist when I worked as a running specialist. One of my customers had been to see him and had nothing but good things to say about him, so I knew who I was going to... Read more
Sideline View of a Marathon
Saturday, November 06, 2010      9 comments

I accompanied Rhonda to the Monumental Marathon today. She ran the half and we had some friends who ran the full. Please pardon my random observations. The Monumental starts and finishes in downtown Indianapolis. The course is relatively... Read more
October Highlights
Monday, October 18, 2010      9 comments

I've been in a terrible mood for a month now; I hate not being able to run. However, there have been some lighter moments: Madison turned 16 last week; it was a fun part... Read more
Photos from Yesterday's Marathon
Sunday, September 19, 2010      7 comments

Evelyn waiting for me at the finish line Believe it or not, it felt even worse than it looked, but I ... Read more

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