Here’s to hoping that everyone had a spectacular weekend, or at least, did something fun and got to play outside! I feel like mine was full of hits and misses. For example:
HIT: I finally got a chance to take Tals for a mini-hike at the open space dog park that she loves. I’ve been holding off taking her because of my knee, but girlfriend was driving me crazy. The day was beautiful AND we didn’t find ANY rattlesnakes!
|Tals loves this place!|
MISS: I blocked off the entirety of Saturday with zero plans so that I could finish my final edits on my thesis and submit it for the last time. Unfortunately, my adviser didn’t get her edits back to me so I spent all of Saturday email lurking, waiting for an email to show up from her. Sigh. CAN I PLEASE BE DONE WITH GRAD SCHOOL??!
HIT: I got to play at the Warrior Dash yesterday! A full recap will come later this week once I figure out how to edit some footage (because yes, I wore my GoPro, and yes, you definitely need to see Lena fall out of the mud pit), but it’s safe to say that we all had an awesome time. The sun was shining, the mud was flowing, and naturally, there were beers afterwards 🙂
MISS: My knee is still jacked. I took the entire week to give it some rest and after my pain-free walk with Tals on Saturday, I thought things were improving and doing A-ok. But then, the Warrior Dash happened. My knee started hurting pretty bad at mile 1, and by mile 1.5, I had to slow it down to a walk. I’m thinking this is a pretty sure sign that I need to see a doc and figure out what in the world is going on my good ol’ patella.
|Doesn’t this make my leg look all weird; big at the top and scrawny at the bottom?|
The pain is still centralized in the same location and I was hoping that a knee sleeve would fix it. I purchased a Tommie Copper sleeve last week, and while it does make my knee feel more sturdy, it isn’t eliminating the pain. Sigh. Stupid knee.