Who has a sore heel and is no longer allowed to run?

If you skipped my last post thinking I was actually talking about something as boring as self-care then I'll answer the title's question for you - ME. Today marks the end of my fourth week of physical therapy for plantar fasciitis, and as of today's session I'm not allowed to run anymore. When I first … Continue reading Who has a sore heel and is no longer allowed to run?

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Self-care in the literal sense

Sometime in early September, not long after Labor Day weekend, I woke up one morning with a dull ache in my heel. I've gotten that ache before, but usually once I walk around for a few minutes it goes away. This time it wasn't going away. In fact as I continued walking on it, it … Continue reading Self-care in the literal sense

2018 Glass City Marathon Owens Corning Half Marathon recap

My very long-awaited half marathon, the Owens Corning Half Marathon at the Glass City Marathon in my hometown of Toledo, Ohio, was this past Sunday. I've run the 5k at this race the past two years (2016, 2017) and can't possibly say enough great things about the race. It's so extremely well-organized and fairly inexpensive, … Continue reading 2018 Glass City Marathon Owens Corning Half Marathon recap