Will I ski again?

winter running on cape cod

One of the biggest questions I’m getting this winter is “Will I be skiing??” The facts: I tore my ACL (and MCL, and meniscus) on December 24, 2013 and had surgery one month later on January 23, 2014…. Read More

On the Upswing!

I was playing around with my Garmin stats the other day and came to this graph: Yeah…. WHOOSH!! is the sound of me falling down that slide in the last week of December. Torn ACL. But I’m so happy… Read More

Five Month Recovery

Five Months It’s been five months since I tore my ACL (four months since surgery), and I’m currently in the middle of a progression running program from Brigham and Women’s Hospital – as passed along to me by… Read More

On the other side!

Happy May Day! I was packing up to leave for 8am PT this morning when my husband mentioned our health insurance changes today. And… physical therapy is no longer covered. Say what?? I drove to PT anyway, and… Read More

Running Drills

In my 10th and 11th week post ACL surgery, I’ve been starting to incorporate some running and agility drills! As a reminder, here are the details of the type of graft and surgery I chose. I’m working on… Read More

Moving Forward!

This week is my sixth week after ACL surgery, and I checked in for my second follow-up with the surgeon this morning! Amazing news: NO MORE BRACE!! Okay seriously, I had NO idea that this was going to… Read More

Weekend in Vermont

I thought it worth mentioning that we spent last weekend in Vermont! It technically doesn’t have anything to do with running, but Vermont is a very special place to us and we try to head up there as… Read More

ACL Week Two

And thus concludes Week Two after ACL surgery! It was kind of a downer week mentally. I made it to my post-op appointment to get my stitches out, and I learned that I’d be bound to a locked… Read More

ACL Week One

So it’s been one week since knee surgery! To learn more about the specifics of my ACL reconstruction, click here. One week ago, I arrived home on crutches. No huge pain on Day 1, but it was a… Read More

Knitting the Days Away

What would you do with a week of non-stop relaxation? I’ve had a few of those weeks lately, interspersed with a handful of days when I could also be working. I’m off-season in my otherwise busy year of… Read More