Tag: achilles

July 15, 2009 / Anchorage
June 25, 2009 / Run

Today I went for my first run since tearing my Achilles tendon in March. Actually, it was my first run since November. It was the most pathetic run ever – twenty minutes on a track at a 15 minute mile pace – but it was a big step in my rehabilitation. The biggest revelation for me during my injury layoff has been how much I love running.…

June 19, 2009 / Asides

I am out of my walking cast, finally, after three months. Being out of ‘the boot’ really helps me mentally. I don’t have to drag the anchor around all day, being constantly reminded of all the stuff I can’t do.…

May 29, 2009 / Asides

Normal. Throughout my achilles tendon healing process, the goal has alway been to get back to normal. But it been so long, I’ve forgotten what normal used to be.…

May 14, 2009 / Asides
May 7, 2009 / Alaska
April 22, 2009 / Anchorage