Spring has sprung, meaning we have mud, snow, ice and dust.
Running is still on hold. Wolverine (recall my heel spur’s name) is still cranky and because misery loves company, he found a little friend to share his crankiness with. I’ve had some medial ankle pain for a while and was originally convinced it was nothing until it hurt so bad I could hardly walk. Thanks to Google, I was convinced I had Tarsel Tunnel Syndrome, which is a compressed nerve which can be very bad and if you Google the surgery, it’s really really bad.
Because Kobi was due for her vaccines I decided to hit the road and head south (400km) to get ourselves all fixed up, or at least properly diagnosed. Turns out I don’t have Tarsel Tunnel Syndrome, I have tendonitis. I think at some level I was wanting to diagnose myself with something horrible in order to be wrong so that a less bad diagnosis would be better. Does that make any sense?
I have some exercises and hopefully in a few more weeks I can attempt to run again. Kobi is also all vaccinated up and good to go. That’s what we call a win win.
April weather has been typical: melting snow, mud, then more snow, then more melting snow and more mud. April likes to embrace all the seasons. I did manage to squeeze in some biking with Kobi so she could get some decent mileage in.
She also gets covered in mud, but we’ve got this nifty little travel shower from Kurgo that I can use to rinse her off outside and make her all sparkly clean again. I just love this product.
On a really cool note, I received some delicious goodies that came all the way from New York! The totally cool runner, traveller, blogger A Fasted Paced Life sent me a box full of Pipcorn. Thank you so much!! You can read about it here. It is so good!! I’ve already polished off a bag – by myself. If you can get your hands on this stuff by all means buy some!
I hope you’re all having a lovely April and perhaps one day I’ll run again as I’m sure you’re all getting a bit bored with my walking adventures and totally random blog posts.
Standby for the first bear and mosquito sightings!