Just a little bit further 2012

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05/01/2012 at 11:38
Ecky, that sounds like a perfect storm. Are they feeling better today?make sure you get plenty of rest.
Limper, how.do you manage to fix fences in the dark?

Ok, so little miss hilly wants a kindle. Hmm, I'm not sure how I feel about it.does anyone else have one?
05/01/2012 at 12:03

I'm here! Yesterday I was really tired and didn't manage to get on here.  It was my own fault.  I stayed up very late watching a film the night before and then I was up at 5 coz daughter woke up worrying about some homework she had forgotten to do.  I spent the whole day walking around in a trance and even fell sleep on the school bus home.  I'm not usually that silly, but I do love films.  Today is my busy day (7 lessons and a Turkish lesson after school, plus a run).  Also, it's my daughter's last violin lesson today before her exam next week and I want to go to her lesson with her and accompany her on the piano so her violin teacher can see if the balance is right etc.  I hope that doesn't mean I'll have to miss my run - I should be able to squeeze it all in!

Anyway, sounds like it's still stormy there!  Hope you can all still get your runs in. 

Limper - I like horses but I'm a bit nervous of them.  They must be lot of work though, aren't they?

Ecky - I wish your kiddies better.  Horrible to have them all ill at once.  Also, I've been following the foot diagnosis discussion!  I also had a painful foot a few months ago.  It went as mysteriously as it came and only lasted a couple of weeks.  Hopefully it is something like that.   

Hi to everybody else!  I should be back on later.

05/01/2012 at 12:25
Oooo!  Just found some photos of myself from last year's half marathon in Antalya.  Don't know how I didn't see them at the time.  If you want to see them follow this linkhttp://www.firstfotofactory.com/ Then go to 2011 March Oger Antalya marathon and put my name in "Judith Yazicilar".  I have a yellow headband on and black top and shorts.  (I look like I'm running very slowly.)
05/01/2012 at 12:31
05/01/2012 at 12:38


Ecky- Hope the Ecky family are on the road to recovery & you are able to go out for a walk. Take an umbrella and  you may fly!! 

limper- I'm afraid that I am rather scared of horses- I always approach them with trepidatopn when I am running past them.

Jude-Whta film were you watching? Jude I will look at your pictures I am sure you won't look slow.Good luck on getting out for a run later.

Bye for now.....   

05/01/2012 at 13:00

Diagnosis of today's appointment:  Tendonitis of the knee.

I saw a different doctor today and he seemed quite angry that I'd previously been told to finish those tablets and then try running on soft surfaces.  He said no running at all - no soft surfaces, or treadmill (not that I use the damn things anyway) for a month and I'm to use a gel on my knee three times a day for that month, deep massage, front and back of the knee, for quite a long time; not just a few minutes. Said that he himself was out for eighteen months with a sports injury.  He said the knee joint itself is 'excellent'. 

I did ask about physio, but he said he's confident we can solve it using the gel and resting it.  I think the difference between my shoulder problem and this knee problem is the shoulder area was quite tight - that's what the physio said - and the exercises I was given loosened it up.  My knee isn't tight, it doesn't even hurt that much as long as I'm not putting too much pressure on it (walking is OK).  He said a knee support might not be a bad idea for now.

I'll be sure to see the same doctor next time - I'll make the appointment a little way ahead of the end of the month so I'm not hanging around for a week or two, which can happen if you want to see a particular doctor.  If he gives the green light after a month to run again and the same thing happens, I'm going to be more insistent about physio.  

The other thing I have to find out is what caused it - my prime suspect is that time when I was on a long run and it stiffened up, but I kept on going to hit my target.  I won't be doing that again.

Edited: 05/01/2012 at 13:07
05/01/2012 at 13:47


Not long in from my 11.38 mile run....it was lovely and sunny and only a tad windy.....so glad my running club was cancelled last night as I really enjoyed my run today and kept it a nice gentle pace.Did a different route again which involved a few big mahoosive hills and did it in 1.57 so was really pleased.Will up to 2.15 hrs next week...hopefully...

Aw Ecky...Hope the family are feeling better...at least you get it all out of the way at once...Hope you manage to get some rest and your wee bit of freash air later on.

Jude..............Ah bless you were just tired..was worried when you hadn't posted after all your mahoosive mileage...lol..will have a look at your photos in a moment.

RR....well at least that doctor seems to know what he is talking about...best to keep seeing him for continuity.....lets hope you will be up and running again soon.

AF..well done on your run this morning.

Speak later folks

05/01/2012 at 13:54
Jude...you look fantastic in your photos...all smiles............and no you don't look like your going slow at all young lady.....
05/01/2012 at 14:06
How old are you Jude? 12?
05/01/2012 at 14:25
FrannyT wrote (see)

RR....well at least that doctor seems to know what he is talking about...best to keep seeing him for continuity.....lets hope you will be up and running again soon.

Speak later folks

Yep, that was my impression as well, sounds like a guy who's into sports and knows more about injuries.  We'll see how it goes.  At least I can still use the TT.
05/01/2012 at 14:26

Franny-Well done on your 11.57 mile run- I am hopefully doing my 1st 10 + mile run since my 1/2 Marathon on 30/10 on Sunday. It too will be hilly as it is on the Sussex Downs.

RR-Hopefully you will be out for no more than a month. Good luck and keep us upto date. 

05/01/2012 at 15:03

afternoon all

well, I made it out for a very windy 3 mile run this morning. Got a pain in my arch though, getting fed up with my feet now! I'll see what the physio says later about it.

RR - sorry to hear about the imposed rest, it is a pain.

ecky - hope the kids are all better. Must have been an awful night. Hope they are old enough to aim the sick so you weren't changing beds and washing sheets all night - I remember those kind of nights well!

well, Friday is cake day at work (we take it in turns to bake cakes for the maths department) so something to look forward to tomorrow!

05/01/2012 at 15:41
crikey , what a lot of posts!!!..
by 'eck, it's hilly wrote (see)

Ok, so little miss hilly wants a kindle. Hmm, I'm not sure how I feel about it.does anyone else have one?

miss llb wants one too...im not sure she needs it. she will lose interest i think. we are debating on wehter to get her her own laptop or notebook as she goes on learning platform a lot for school

phantom..lol i oint know why but that bit about the 'girth strap' really made me laugh lol...hee hee

ecky, omgosh all 3 ill? hope you get a bit of kip tonight friendy!! hows the foot? did you look further into PF?...

AF, hope the run goes ok, you are edging into that long looooong run sector c'mon , you know you want to

RR, can you still do gym? at least tht will keep you going..and its good you have a diagnosis now. stick that doc then , he sounds sympathetic.

franny, golly, how are the winds and rain up in scotland now? you did well to get out! its quite yucky here but i think i'll go and attempt a run....*ties weights into trainers*

05/01/2012 at 16:13
Yep, I can still do upper body TT (Total Trainer) work.
05/01/2012 at 16:46

Whilst I love my Ipod a Kindle doesn't appeal to me @ all. I always look forward to buying and opening up a new paperback.

LLB- Hope you gout out for a run and didn't get blowan away?

05/01/2012 at 17:28
Any space on the sick bench?
05/01/2012 at 17:52
by eck? sick sick or injured sick?
05/01/2012 at 17:58
Sick sick - been feeling run down for the last few days but now have some kind of lurgy and a tightness in my chest.
05/01/2012 at 17:59

byeck are you ok? seems everyone dropping like flies!! my friend at wok hasnt been in this week as she is in bed with flu, she ended up at Drs poor thing...

how are the Eckys? feeling better i hope?

had very exciting email earlier from miss llbs dance teacher. she has been picked to be in a mardi gras' dance team for a showcase in April with other schools from around the country....and its to be on a West end London stage!!!..oh luvvies, dahlings, i can see the lights, the stage, the swish of the red curtain beckons, costumes , sequi-..ooo i forgot,its not me its miss llb doing it...ah wel, i will be the mummy on hand(getting in the way and being a pain in the a- more like.....)

well, a little bimble went into 10.02...........arghhh i must be nuts.

im doing a run on sat a.m...not sure hw far to go. still deliberating over it...15? 16? 18? 20?

05/01/2012 at 18:00
by'eck oo dear, you have benn a bit non-stop havnt you? a rest in need i think. *hands out choc coffee cake and pours tea for byeck*
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