Life is good as usual. I have much to be thankful for, and little to complain about. Shin splints in the grand scheme of life are really nothing big. I think I have found the problem, the school track I've been running on is very lumpy and uneven so I am going to stop running on that track asap and find another with less lumpiness and more evenness. (Not a very grammatical sentence, I know)
I'm getting more running in (even with sore shins) and working my way back up in mileage. May not be a good thing, I know. I have been wrapping my shins at home with ace bandages, the compression is a miracle worker. I also wear my compression soccer socks and they are helping as well. The shins feel great-ish, not perfect but better by far. The 5k is not until April 13th so I have plenty time if I need to take some training time off. I am running slowly and very carefully but I do stop if it hurts.
In other news, my son's ortho appointment is getting closer and he is restless waiting for it. Not being able to weight lift affected his grade in Weight lifting class (although he can make it up) and he's not happy about that at all. He's 15, he'll get over it.
The 17 year old is doing great, his father is trying to teach him to drive the old truck (1969 Ford) which has a very long and awkward stick shifter that does not shift normal, lucky hubby right!
My 12 year old daughter is...well...a 12 year old, love her hate the age, it is full of hormonal angst and whatnot. She is beautiful, tall, slim...funny as the day is long, creative, and sweet....just sooooo not a morning person. She can make or break my day, anyone out there feel my pain? Ha ha ha!
The other day my hubby and 17 year old son replaced the screen on my screen door for me (I've only been asking for 2 years, lol) and fixed both gate doors outside (they close and latch now) woohoo!
Exercise for me has been a little running, biking (at the gym) and the Arc trainer...I have also been running my two little wiener dogs (mini-wiener dogs mixed with short leg jack-russell terrier) around the yard outside to get them used to being out "there". They have always been inside dogs and the outside is a brand new and exciting endeavor for them both. That's about all I have to say, my life isn't that exciting. Have a great week y'all...blessings and hugs! Anyone racing or traveling? Tell me all about it.
"Limitations only exist if you let them"
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