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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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Happy holidays! Mine will be spent on a scooter

In the four months since I last posted about what I said could be my “last hurrah,” I got my surgery plans squared away. It took a few tests to determine what kind of ankle surgery would be best. Now we’re … Continue reading

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Chilly Hilly 2014: A soakin’ wet ride

I don’t handle colds well. When I should be home nursing them and getting better, I go out do and something like a hilly, challenging, 33-mile bicycle ride in the cold and pouring rain. That ends up prolonging the cold. … Continue reading

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7 Hills of Kirkland hillier than Chilly Hilly? We’ll see

I’m looking forward to doing the 7 Hills of Kirkland bicycle ride on Memorial Day, my fourth bicycle event since I started riding again last June. I’m not sure what to expect from the 40-mile course I am doing Monday, … 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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