Ah, Sunday afternoon. Here in sunny east Tennessee, the temperature reached near 60 and the sky was crystal clear. What a far cry from the bitter temperatures we experienced last weekend.
I got out and ran today, my first since September 6th. The run was not much to write about, a little short of a mile on a flat road. I ran slowly and carefully. I thought my lungs would explode early on but the feeling went away quickly. With each step I expected feel it in my hip. I didn’t and I walked another 3.5-miles with John. It felt great to be out on such a beautiful day.
When I got home I spent time with a roller and a bag of ice. This evening I am a little stiff. The inflammation and pain in my hip has never completely disappeared, a fact that concerns me. As my PT instructed, I have learned to stand a little more and sit as little less, this seems to help. I am going to take this running thing slowly. I want and need to continue to run…
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