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Training for a shorter Tri

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 16:04

EP, hearing assistance makes you realise that rain makes a noise, mouses click and car indicators go tick tock, so many things you just forget that you took for granted as the time. And you don't have to worry about the subtitles on the telly (most of the time)

On the flip side, when you thought your farts were silent..............

Foot crush injury from motorbike incident - is it still supposed to ache?

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 16:00

1. I was stationary, foot down, he decided he didn't like the fact that a motorbike had gone to the front of the queue and decided to give me a little nudge. I don't think he actually realised that he was going to park on my foot.

2. Kia Sportage. About 1500kg I think. So, a pretend one.

It's not the end of the world, I just wondered if anyone had any rough guesses. Cheers.


Foot crush injury from motorbike incident - is it still supposed to ache?

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 23:48

Throwing the question out there. Matey rolled his 2 ton 4X4 on my foot last September. Hurt like hell at the time, no breaks positively identified, his insurers paid for some fizzio up till December.

Anyway, aches a lot across 4 metatarsals (including the big toe). Obviously any bone damage has knitted but fizzio mentioned possible nerve damage. If it don't improve, they will refer to consultant. 

Certain things hurt a lot, like standing (constant dull ache), cycling, football (ow fecking ow), riding motorbike but running is not TOO bad if run walk strategy is used.

Basically, is this nerve damage thing a guesstimate, what does it refer to, should I just put up and shut up or does it always go eventually?

Anyone else been here?


Probably a stupid question but is this shin splints?

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 23:37

1. See a professional

2. Pains in tibia sound like shin splints. Ice away!

3. Side of thigh might be ITB or similar. Look up ITB foam roller.

4. I am not a pro or even remotely qualified to say anything at all but have had both.

Good luck, don't give up.

Training for a shorter Tri

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 23:24

Scouse Elvis....great name!

Training for a shorter Tri

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 22:57

1. EP. Getting hearing aids was a revelation for me. Now I can switch annoying people off. It's all a bit of a slow process but the audiology depts I was sent to were absolutely brilliant. Long queue to get in but once in it was at least as good as the private docs my work uses.

2. I remember Cake was pretty shitfaced  by the time I got to run at Outlaw 2012. Good man!

3. Managed 5.7 miles today in just under 11 minute miling!!!! Tried to open the gas a bit at the end but Mr ticker slammed the brakes on after about 200 yards and came to an old mans shuffle for the last 10 yards whilst Lord H laughed.

4. Motivated by today, I think I might try and enter Shinfield 10K as my comeback race. Only thing missing will be Cake and bacon sarnies!

Keep it up all!

Pirate DIY Half IM 2014 - A hat tirck production

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 23:31

Oh dear Siggy, you mean I am trying to kill myself to get back up to being able to seriously hurt you on a bike ride in prep for IMF and it will all be wasted? I risked life and limb up that 10% er last week (which actually really hurt) and you are gong to wimp out on me?

Seriously mate, do what you need to do.

I'd like to get pie in the sky and hope for the DIY HIM next year. Who knows! 

Training for a shorter Tri

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 22:01

Razor in swaddling clothing? Pirate logo no doubt! LOL.

Am back up to 5K walk/running in a shade over half an hour and just made my longest bike of 17 miles on a not totally flat route (maxed out at 10% gradient which was really hard). Swim is non existent and last attempt was knackered after 25 metres! LOL. But it's coming back gradually.

Am about ready to do a 20 miler ride up round Mytchett and Normandy if anyone fancies it?

Aiming for a (slow) sprint by end of season if I am lucky. Maybe Crawley, which was great the last time I did it. Saffers can take the piss. Wonder if Cake will be in it?

Training for a shorter Tri

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 19:21

Good one Razor, probably not wise.....but a finish is a finish. Is there any race that Cake isn't in?

Emergency kit order

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 23:37

I think I met Seren once. Mad hair. Was that you?

I've deffo met Meldelicious. Mad broom.

The Voice, shit, you ain't met Schmunks mate!

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