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

Cape Cod 2014

This weekend was the Cape Cod Marathon, Half & Relay, in Falmouth, MA. The Half. I originally chose to focus my fall on the Philly Half Marathon in November, but the truth is, this Saturday was my first half-marathon… Read More

Getting out the Door

I rolled over and grabbed my phone in bed this morning. I know it’s a big no-no to go to bed with your phone, but sometimes I use it more for the flashlight in the middle of the… 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

Shining Sea Bikeway

I’m free! I’m out running in the great outdoors again! My ACL recovery plan puts me now at a 30-consecutive-minute run every other day. And it’s less important or even comfortable for me to depend on a “forgiving… Read More

Back to Run Club!

I’ve been attending our weekly run clubs at Marathon Sports in Mashpee pretty much the whole time I’ve been injured. See, the thing is, we typically run 30 minutes, but hang out together for three hours! Ha! Also,… 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

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