Tuesday, January 8, 2008

The verdict is in...

It is tendonitis. Not shin splints. Not a stress fracture. Tendonitis. I suppose that is the good news.

I have to take this big giant horse pill that is an anti-inflammatory twice a day, and I will need to start PT, going 3x/week for 3 weeks.

I must not run for 4 weeks, until I can be seen by the doctor again. That will make a total of about 8 weeks off. Sounds like I will need to start the C25K all over again. It is okay. I know what I'm in for this time, and I will be certain that I won't die before I get to the end.

The good thing is that the doctor is happy that I am concerned about doing some exercises to keep myself healthy. It would be great to drop another 10lbs before I go back to see him.

On a side note, I started swimming at the Y today and I absolutely LOVE it! I had a blast. And I got a good work out on top of it. Next week...cycling. :)


Viv said...

Hey Chickie, Sorry about the verdict, but I am sure you will come back stonger than you ever thought.
Glad, the swimming went great! If you keep up your cardio, you may not have to start all the way at the begining of C25K. Trust me I have only been back 2 weeks.

Tammy said...

Sorry about the time off running, but at least you're keeping in shape with other activities!

I'm so glad you are upbeat about this!

Carly said...

Bummer about not being able to run. You will be back out there in no time.

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