Monthly Archives: June 2005

Creative first aid

Well I spent 3.5 hours in emergency at Lakeshore General hospital today hoping to get an X-ray of my left foot which has definitely entered into the realm of chronic pain. I suspect a Jones fracture (a stress fracture of … Continue reading

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Saint Johnny’s Day

Today is “La Fete National” in the “Je me souviens” province. This is a statutory holiday in Quebec requiring all businesses to close for the day or face a 50,000 dollar fine. Still called St. Jean Baptiste day by most … Continue reading

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Slow recovery + Vancouver

The title says it all. It is thursday and I am only just now walking normally again. The shin splint flairs up at odd times, but the tendon thing in my left foot has abated somewhat. Things have to be … Continue reading

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Pain as a companion

I completely bonked at the 45 K point. My left foot was in agony – even as I write this hours later with my foot resting on an ice pack the pain in my foot is unbelievable. I started walking … Continue reading

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Ultra run Sunday

Well I am trying to treat myself well with the 50K run coming up on Sunday. My thigh is still in rough shape though. I thin I should have left it to the open air instead of putting a bandage … Continue reading

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Yucky pictures.

Picture time: My beautiful thigh This is the one I have a bandage on it is just below my hip joint and is still weeping after a day of being bandaged. This one was stinging most of the day and … Continue reading

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Putting it down.

As usual this morning I rode to school with the kids and then took off for work. I guess I should have thought a little bit about the road surface. We have had a few days straight of brutal heat … Continue reading

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What a ride

I didn’t get out to run yesterday which is too bad because it was a beautiful day. In order for me to get out for a morning run I basically have to get up at 4 a.m. which means bedding … Continue reading

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Final Six

This is it. High school is over for the summer now I am into the last six days of subbing giving math tutorials and exams. It is amazing how focused even scattered minds can become during this period of school … Continue reading

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Accidental training.

There is an upside to everything. The upside to a dead car is that I am riding my bike to do everything. I didn’t go for a bike ride yesterday (an official training ride) but still rode 25 kilometers. Today … Continue reading

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