MP, on the sinuses... I will say that I've had more sinus problems since I started running. I have had to be on abx twice, and this most recent time, I finished a course of amoxicillin and still had the infection so had to take a course of ceftin. UGH. My theory about it, which may be totally off base, is that my immune system is weakened by running (and the chronic sleep deprivation)... DD brings home a cold or whatever... I get it and it worsens and turns bacterial. I do sometimes notice my ears popping while I am running... I have always thought that was weird. I don't think my situation is as bad as what you describe though...
How does the Neti pot work? I hope that helps you feel better soon.
Po6, happy b'day to your DS!
2BBs, those are some great workouts you're putting in. Hope the swim goes well this morning.
Lisa, your boys looked like they had a blast in those cute pictures! Thanks for asking about my aunt. She was supposed to see the oncologist sometime last week (anywhere from Tues to yesterday). I will try to call her and find out what's up, or maybe my mom talked to her last night... We're definitely still at that stage where we don't really know what's going on.... a stage I hate with a passion.
I just got back from some amount of mileage. It was one of those runs where lots of things go wrong... that happens to me every once in a while. Something is going on with my lower back, it's kind of like I have a catch in it. I didn't notice it yesterday so I don't know where it came from. Then, about 1 hr 15 min into my run, I took a Power Gel - I was trying a new kind that has caffeine in it. Exactly 20 minutes later I was in a park restroom. From there I ran a little under a mile on the greenway by the river where I usually run. I got to the second bridge over the river and uh, it was covered in water. It was one of those bridges where the river can pass through if it gets too high, well, it is still too high. No way I could have gotten across without soaking my feet, and it looked pretty swift. So, then I had to figure out how I was going to get home, something I've never done before from that point without going the way I couldn't go. I took what I thought would be the best route, then got a nasty stitch.
Between the back, the GI/dehydration, the route, and the stitch, I decided to bag it. I was going to do 15 and I figure I did between 11 and 12. So... I didn't have my phone with me
: but I called DH from a computer repair shop. Unfortunately I had to leave a message... I waited 30 minutes and he never came so I walked home, about 3.1 miles. I am a little
: about the fact that he HEARD the phone ring but didn't check the voicemail. Anyway. It was funny, the whole time I kept thinking, "If I just had my bike..." Maybe I need to get in a ride this weekend.
Hope y'all are having a good day!