My first training run back after injury

145 days til race day!!

The aggressive physical therapy paid off!!!  I allowed my PT to do all sorts of unspeakable things to me like dry needling (who thought of that???) and exercises I hated, but sucking it up and doing what I had to do allowed me to successfully join my training group for the first run of the season!  I took the run pretty easy and enjoyed just being there with my running buddies and made some new ones and I was rewarded with that crazy tired, can’t-keep-my-eyes-open-another-minute afternoon nap.  I was most surprised that I felt like I had been beaten with a baseball ball all along my back and butt.  I guess that’s what happens when you change your running form and quit relying 100% on your quads to do all the work.  Luckily, the soreness was gone the next morning.

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