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Not running related, but injury opinion for my daughter please!

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 10:06
Thanks all I think I'll definitely take her back. I guess even if it is soft tissue damage, they may give her crutches or something, or more pain relief advice - paracetamol & ibuprofen are just not cutting it :-/

Asitis - I agree, but if every child that said they had a sore foot got out of PE, they'd all be at it, lol! It did happen immediately prior to PE, so
I can understand her suspicion, & she did tell her to only do what she could manage... I have made it clear how much pain she's now in so
I'm sure it has crossed her mind.

Thanks again x

Not running related, but injury opinion for my daughter please!

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 23:30
Foot injury advice/opinions please! (Long, soz!) So, on Wed lunchtime, DD2 (8) was walking to put her lunchbox away at school, felt a click in her foot, instant pain/discomfort. Probably 6/10 pain. Teacher made her do PE, & she was hobbling by the time I picked her up. The pain is centred around her big toe & top of her foot. Overnight, it got worse, swelled up on top of her foot, & she couldn't put any weight on it at all. I took her to the walk in centre Thur morning, the nurse examined her, & said it was likely to be torn or damaged ligament/tendon. Today, she is still just as bad, continually in pain, even with ibuprofen, & only seems to get relief when she has a cold pack on it. I can't even lightly stroke my finger over her foot without her going through the roof. Everyone I have spoken to is surprised that it wasn't x-rayed, & I'm half-minded to take her back in the morning, but then if it is ligament damage, I guess it would still be sore? WWYD?

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Posted: 02/01/2012 at 20:49
Errr, ummm, happy new year! Just wanted to pop & apologise for my second disappearance....

I haven't read the last few (hundred) pages yet, but I will do, I just wanted to do this before I chickened out again. Basically, after I last posted, my knee injury got much worse. I therefore haven't run for over a month & I was feeling really sorry for myself for a while (I still am I think).

I've put on 5lb (far too much December merriment!) & I start at my friend's gym on Wed, which will hopefully pick up my spirits I also have a physio appt on Jan 18th so I will find out then if the MK Half is going to be doable. I've missed running soooooo much.

Anyway, I've thought about you all loads, I really hope it's going much better for you all than me! And I promise I'll pop back for a proper catch up after the physio.


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Posted: 22/11/2011 at 10:18

Hi Bobby & welcome!  I totally agree, I was just doing 5k once a week with little motivation to go out any more than that - and then came the Great South Run!  I went from that 5k once a week to 20+k over 3 sessions a week.  Maybe that's what you need to do Mal, if you haven't already?  I'm finding some of my runs hard too, hence needing a GPS watch, my min/mile is so erratic as I said earlier.  Have you been tracking your pace?

 Boo - Well done!!  That's a fantastic loss, and I love running for the same reasons.  I've only lost a few lb, I'm now bang on 10st, but my body shape has changed, my legs are slimmer, more defined, and that mummy-tummy seems to be slowly disappearing too - get in!  I would LOVE to get down to my wedding weight of 9st 7 though, I felt fantastic then, but hey, I'm happy and healthier so I'm in no rush.

Silver - cheers for the trainer info, I shall pass it on to the hubby!

 Just a quickie from me as my 3 yr old is demanding to play on the CBeebies website, lol!

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Posted: 21/11/2011 at 11:07

Morning all!

OK, so after I posted yesterday morning, I went out for a quick short one, just 2.5 miles, but I found it way more tough than I should have, and I know it's because my pace was all over the show.  I set my iPhone app to tell me my pace in my ear every 1 minute, and one minute it was 9.48 min/mile, then next it might be 6.45 m/m, then 8.30 m/m, then 7.00 *sigh*.  I really neeeeeed a Forerunner!

 My husband is currently looking for proper shoes, he's a slight over-pronator so is looking at stability/support shoes - what do you guys have Stripes & Silver?  Took me long enough to find mine, which I love and have been fantastic (Asics Gel 1160) - wonder if they do them in men's, hmmm.

Silver - Look at you go!  53 mins is a great time, and to think only a month or two ago you were concerned you weren't going to get past 5-6k, now look   Definitely sign up for a half, I think you'd be great!  Haha, I don't think I'd have the balls to give a present away without opening it, plus the suspense would near kill me (not that I'm nosy or anything.... ).

 Mal - Thanks, it went really well!  I just made a nice easy dish that could bubble away most of the day, nothing too fussy y'know.  But yes, it was very lovely, and everyone had a great time   Glad you're on the mend, when do you think you'll get out for a run next?  Where in the country are you?  Oh, and I used a program called Irfanview to resize a pic of Santorini that I already had on my hard drive (it's where I got married last year).

Stripes - really sorry to hear the race didn't go as well as you would have liked, but as you say, you made some mistakes and can learn from them.  Having said all that, you finished it, and in a great time too, so don't be too hard on yourself!

Boo - sounds like you had a fantastic weekend!  I absolutely love Brum, for all the reasons you said, and definitely prefer it to London too.  Hope the LSR goes well tomorrow!

 Zumba for me tonight, so I'll not be running til Wed, boo.

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Posted: 20/11/2011 at 09:11

Morning all!

 Re the point about PB, I've never really thought about it like that before, I just assumed a PB was exactly that  ah well, I guess it dosn't really matter as long as I keep improving, lol!

 Boo - I am LOVING dubstep too, it makes up a good proportion of my running tracks, I'm a sucker for a a huge bass drop!

 My runs have been a bit pants this week, or should I say my non-runs...  I was meant to go for my club run Thurs eve, but the husband had to go take a judo class while the sensei was away (my eldest daughter (6.5) went with him for her first ever session, and absolutely loved it!). 

 Then Fri eve I was at a friend's drinking wine & eating chinese, very late night, shattered yesterday, and last night the husband did a naughty and brought home an indian (I think he felt left out from Fri!) followed by more wine (damn you cabernet shiraz!).  I feel pretty good this morning though, so I'm considering going out shortly, as we have a friend emigrating to NZ next week (as you do), and I'm cooking dinner for 11 this afternoon  which I am certain will involve more wine   Today's menu will be coq au vin , hahaha, more wine, what a surprise!!!  Absoutely LUSH recipe, I've made it so many times lately!  Serving with creamed potatoes & slow braised red cabbage, can't wait!

 Seriously though, as we get closer to the half mara, I'm considering giving up the booze altogether, I don't drink all week anyway, and I don't want it to hamper my LSRs as I get closer to 10 & 12 miles....

 Mal & Sabbie - sounds like you've both been through the wringer of late  really hope things start looking up for you both xx

 Haha Mal, that made me laugh, totally the sort of thing I'd do!!

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Posted: 16/11/2011 at 20:03
Sorry Silver, couldn't resist!

Well I did my 5k, 5.3 to be precise, & it equated to a 5k in 29m 9s, a PB for me! (5m50s/km or 9m23s/mile) I didn't enjoy it like I normally do though, found it pretty tough & I know it's cos I was running alone & in the dark :-/ Ah well, it's done & I'm pleased with the PB!

Anyone else out tonight?

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Posted: 16/11/2011 at 12:33
I wish I did get time alone Silver, unforch my littlest one is 4 next week & she's only at pre-school, so I only get a Mon morning respite at the mo as all her other sessions are at the end of the week. But as of Jan, she goes Tue morning too, helloooo speed work

Haha, I may well attempt a mwahahaaaaa at the yoofs next time they ambush us!

Good to know the Karrimor stuff is recommended, it's definitely more my price bracket!

Have you really been actually Tangoed? How many oranges did you eat??

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Posted: 16/11/2011 at 11:09
Stripes - 500th post on the thread! I can see now how other threads get so big so quickly! I'd be inclined to give Thurs a miss, but then I have had great results after a few days off.
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