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Microfracture Surgery

After having another MRI and meeting with my Doctor again, it was clear that all of my other options were exhausted and I would be having surgery.  The new MRI didn’t have any new information (in fact one of the … Continue reading

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Surgery! Or is it Surgery?

I think I’ve left you all in suspense long enough…oh wait….you haven’t been sitting in front of your computer just waiting for my update?;-) Well here it is anyway. After having no improvement in my knee over the past year … Continue reading

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I am alive….

I have to start with the positive since the past 5 months have not been what I would call awesome.  I could go into all of the gory details but I don’t want to put my 3 readers to sleep … Continue reading

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In my spare time….

I obviously have not been able to run much recently so I decided the only way I was going to stay sane was if I put my time and energy into something else. I have had stomach issues for years … Continue reading

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Back to the Drawing Board…

I was really hoping that those Orthovisc injections were going to be the magic pill I needed to get back to running the way I want to (as in marathon training), but that was not in the cards. Since I … Continue reading

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3 Orthovisc injections later….

So my last Orthovisc injection was 2 weeks ago and I wish I could say that I was magically all better but so far I feel no different.  My doctor said it could take up to 6 weeks for the … Continue reading

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Play Hard, Run…not so much

This year has started out pretty rocky on the running front.  After the Chicago Marathon, I took a week off of running hoping that my hamstring strain would magically disappear and that the knee pain that had been bothering me … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon- Part II

Race Day!  I woke up around 4:30 to eat and allow myself plenty of time to get ready.  I always lay all of my stuff out the day before so all I really have to do is shower and throw … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon 2013- Part I

I had committed somewhat late to running the Chicago Marathon because I was having an issue with my knee and was pretty sure that another round of marathon training wasn’t going to help matters. However, I really wanted to run … Continue reading

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Hood to Coast- Part II

It  was finally time to start the relay!  Luckily since I was in Van 2, we didn’t have to leave Seattle until around 10:30 a.m. so I was able to sleep in a bit and take my time getting down … Continue reading

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