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

Joined the Gym!

Dusting off the cobwebs today! The photo below was taken after dumping out my bag of “December 25th” gear. December 25th was the day after I tore my ACL on a trail run, and of course it was… 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

Does it hurt? Status: 5 weeks after ACL surgery.

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

Bandages off! I was so psyched to get an 8am text of surprise visitors coming down to visit yesterday! So exciting! And when another couple of friends joined late afternoon as well – with the most amazing pasta… Read More

The Day of Surgery

It’s Saturday morning on the couch, and I figured I’m feeling well enough to share a bit about my day of surgery on Thursday! As I wrote in the last post, my range of motion at Monday’s appointment… Read More

Before Surgery

So I’ve been torn felt weird about blogging since tearing my ACL a month ago – thus rendering myself a non-runner for at least the four months following. I love the running community SO much, and I love… Read More

New Year, New Strength

Happy New Year!! This morning we stuck to our plans for a wonderful group trail run! I wasn’t able to run, of course, but it was important to me to show up – both physically and mentally. My… Read More