like Smiffy, I first met Barlos in 2004 at the Vit. I was on my 2nd lap of the run and he was on his 1st. as I came up behind him I knew this gangly overweight (pot, kettle etc!) bloke running like a crippled giraffe was him.
he's typified the pirate spirit since
bon chance in Kona Carl, you've earned it dude.
just be shit
saw my surgeon earlier for a check up and he's happy with things so has discharged me.
he did say I have signs of grade 2 osteoarthritis in that knee which would explain ongoing stiffness in it, but I have to learn to live with that.
so he's happy for me to carry on running but get back into easily and not go daft
hi MM - yes, symptoms sound very much like mine but the swelling and stiffness are now much much less. still there a little bit but nowhere near as much as a few weeks ago.
did over 30 miles on the bike yesterday including some testing climbs and no reaction from the knee.
happy days - I can look forward to my holiday now!
just over 6 weeks post-op and went for my 1st run yesterday evening - knee felt fine and still fine this morning so well chuffed with that. it was only a 20min run but it's start
seeing the surgeon for follow up next Tuesday and then I'm away for a month on holiday.....
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