Tjsmama- I am with you sista, except mine isnt running. Feels more like a truck parked on my face. I said this to Dh and he of course helpfully responded about something else he could park on my face
Plady - no idea; IT band? (ok, I guess that was an idea)
Drjen - wtg on the miles!
So forgot to mention, in all this talk about how decrepit I am
, that I took dd2 to the emergency room the other night b/c she was sucking air. Ive never taken a kid to the ED, but, I have been heinously ill only 2 times in my life, both in the last 2 years, and both times dh was working and I had to get to the ED for someone else to take care of me. Same this time. On the up, though embarresing, side, dd2 improved dramatically on the car rise there, so by the time his colleagues saw us, I felt like a panicky first timer. sigh.
RR: I also have a question for the physio types, and JayGee, about Meniscus. Old story, renewed
. I need to take more action than just intending to get strong, as that isnt happening, and may or may not help. What I want to know is; if I see someone, do I see a PT or sports medicine doc first? Dh suggests not seeing an ortho as they are surgery skewed. I want to know the statistics on people returning to running without surgery, b/c if I *need* it, I want to get it done sooner than later, but if I dont, I would be encouraged by numbers that say so. The other question is; Jaygee, you did have surgery? Am I remembering that you too have a tear (or two?). What did you do, what were you told, etc? What was your course and path to recovery?
Also, I have suspected that the pain in my achilles/Soleus area is from lack of flexibility in my calf and hamstring. So last night, I gently stretched my calf, both muscles (soleus and the other one
) and ankle, and today my leg hurts! So now what?
(fwiw: I was up to c25k week 2 a month ago and didnt have pain in knee or achilles, and was feeling strong... on the TM. But I ran into the grocery store from the car this week and my knee felt it the next day ; ay caramba....)
This year marks 25 years since the year of my first official run. I am missing it more than I think I realized. Must. Get. This. Resolved.