Category Archives: Foot injury

Up and Running again

With my new found optimism I decided to try out my foot with an easy 3-4mile run on Bellahouston Park after work. I could feel my foot but it was loads better and I would say that I’m 80% certain … Continue reading

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Some good news

Today is our 25th Wedding Anniversary! We married in Derby on Saturday 31st August 1985. Here are a couple of pictures of what we looked like all those years ago …. Tonight we are having a family meal at home … Continue reading

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Best and worse case scenario

This is my second day of no running and I’m missing it already! Most days when I wake up one of my first thoughts is, ‘when I am running today?’ As I rode my motorbike to work I saw a … Continue reading

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I’ve been giving a lot of thought to what I should do and have decided to stop running until I get my foot sorted out. I’ve made an appointment for next Tuesday to see my doctor as I have a … Continue reading

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Another run into work but his time in glorious sunshine! Once again I set off with my foot a little sore (3 out of 10 on a pain scale). It eased off a bit but it is definitely affecting my … Continue reading

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Feeling a bit more positive

I was quite surpised when I woke up this morning to discover my foot didn’t feel quite so bad. Throughout the day I kept pressing on it and while I can still feel it I decided to go to the … Continue reading

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Club Run – Fartlek

Time: 7.15pmRoute: Cycle TrackDistance: 9.51milesTime Run: 1hr 13mins 42secsSession: 1min (1min recovery), 2min (1min), 3min (90secs), 4min (2min), 5min (2min), 5min (2min), 4min (2min), 3min (90sec), 2min (1min), 1min (1min) This morning I rang the RAH hospital and was able … Continue reading

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News of my foot …

I’m still waiting to hear the outcome of my interview on Wednesday but here is some news about my toe. Richard, physio at RAH, emailed me with the following (copied with permission) … I have had a check at some … Continue reading

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Interview and Physio appointment

Today I had my interview for the post of Active Schools Co-ordinator at East Dunbartonshire. This is my third interview for similar posts and as the questions are similar I felt quite happy with how it went. I came out … Continue reading

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Loch Ness, lost camera & injury news

We had a really good weekend even though I wasn’t running! We enjoyed our drive to Fort William and then up to Inverness. I couldn’t believe how much water was racing down the mountains all the way to FW. I’m … Continue reading

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