Hi there, I am back. Not that anyone missed me.
Well alot has happened in the last couple of weeks. I raced in the masters 5km and 10km race. We had to make up a new course due to safety issues on the road and this meant using the rise in the foot path. Not a good mix for me and by 2km I had done my back and felt like I stretched my hamstring tendon. But stupid me kept walking..........5km and I kept going as all I could see was the championship! Well I know better.
This has forced me to take a week off. I had to go to the dr to get the results of my tests and biopsy's and that was a bit up setting for me. After taking god awful pills for the last week, I can only hope that tomorrow I will give a clear test and wont need to take them any more. The effects of these pills left me unable to walk so it was well timed.
I dont do rest well............ I get antzy and moody.
My good friend arrives next tuesday and then we have a half marathon to walk............I can barely walk 2km. EEEEKKKKKK to say I am worried is an understatement.
Tonight I decided to go to the track. I had to know if I can still walk. I joined in with robyn and her walkers..... they were doing 2km, 400m, 2km and 400m.
After my first two km I was not doing the 400m and I pretty much limped off the track, so angry and annoyed. My back was KILLING me. I wore my SI Belt and it had NO effect. If anything it made it hard to walk. I was stiff and slow and hurting. My 2km was 11:55 ... ugh Paul beat me by doing a 11:19
I thought...give it one more go and after chatting to Robyn I headed back out...minus the belt and focused on relaxing. In the first 100m I felt like a different walker....I was smooth and for the first time in ages I felt that my hips were moving.....by 400m I had caught and passed Paul and just kept pulling away. Finishing this 2km in 11:21 ... YUS!! thats more like it. I decided not to push on the 400m and just cruised for 1:15min.
I am a little sore and stiff now but Ice will help.