Tag Archives: physical therapy

Back running again — doctor says, ‘You’re good to go’

It was a bit of a surprise. In my latest visit to my ankle surgeon on March 14, he pronounced my recovery virtually complete. He said he didn’t need to see me again until a three-month follow-up in June, but … Continue reading

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Goodbye, scooter! What I will miss and won’t miss about you

My seven-plus weeks on a scooter ended last week, and it feels good to be walking full-time again. I’m supposed to still be in my walking boot … but, well, I discarded that a few days later. Sorry, Dr. Powell. … Continue reading

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2017 Seafair Torchlight 8K Run: My last hurrah?

My 213th road run was the Seafair Torchlight 8K Run in downtown Seattle on Saturday night, July 29; it takes place just before the annual Torchlight parade. This has always been one of my favorite races, as I’ve run it … Continue reading

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2013 Seahawks 12K & 5K Run: Nice convergence of runner pride, Seahawk pride

The Seahawks 12K and 5K Run is four years old now, and this year drew more than 4,000 runners and walkers. I finally decided to give it a try. In past years, I was marathon training during April, and last … Continue reading

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Getting my rear in gear: 5K walk PR, more training, more running

As part of my training for the Seattle Marathon Walk, I did the Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Walk on Sunday, Nov. 4, at Marymoor Park near Redmond. I enjoyed the event and felt good about how it went … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Dash 5K: My first post-surgery running is slow and careful

My post-surgery 5K time improved again yesterday when I did the Valentine’s Day Dash race in Seattle’s Green Lake area. But that wasn’t the biggest deal to me. Neither was the fact that it was my 140th race since 2001. … Continue reading

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Gee, I did a 5K walk in under an hour (progress!)

My, how times have changed. I used to stress out about being able to run 5K races in less than 26 minutes. Then, after a hamstring injury, I lowered my standards to trying to beat 30 minutes. Today, I’m happy … Continue reading

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