Doctor’s Orders, No Running
Hey there! I forgot to tell you the other day, but I finally saw my doctor on Friday and he said the incision that popped open is now healing really well. It looks like I had picked up an infection when I was in Atlanta and the antibiotics have cleared it all up.
He wrapped my leg up in an ace bandage before I left which I thought was a little excessive so when I got home I put it on Cecil as a post-Halloween mummy costume. SO ADORABLE.
I should be good to go in a few days and then I can resume running. The doctor said while the wound is healing he doesn’t want me to run because the swelling could make it open up again. That means I didn’t get in any runs over the weekend, and I am absolutely itching to get back to it. Hopefully by this coming weekend I’ll be back to running.
For now I’m on doctor’s orders not to run.
One thing I LOVE to do each year is to wake up early on Thanksgiving morning and go for a quiet run at the beach during sunrise (before the annual Turkey Trot begins). I am very hopeful that I’ll be able to do that again this year.
I’m also getting excited for the Jingle Bell Jog 5K on December 17th. Since I was able to run three miles a couple of weeks ago I feel certain that I’ll be able to do this race next month. Of course I won’t exactly be racing it since I can barely run three miles at an easy pace, but it will just be fun to toe the starting line again.
I did this race a couple of years ago and earned my 5K PR. Maybe next year I’ll be going for a new 5K PR … one can hope!
Are you planning to do a turkey trot or holiday race?