Friday Free-For-All – 06/24/16

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I saw my doctor yesterday. It was my annual physical that I already had scheduled, which was a nice way to see a doctor about my tailbone without having to schedule an additional appointment and possibly pay an additional copay. I love my doc–she’s super cool, AND she’s a runner, so she gets it. We talked about what had been going on, and while she laughed a bit when I gave her my dislocation theory, she said that as long as I’m feeling ok, I can get back to running. I just need to make sure I’m healed enough that I don’t change my gait to try to avoid discomfort and potentially injure myself elsewhere. I’ll probably wait until next week to be sure I’m good to go, but this is very good news.

Ben and I are planning to hike Mt. Mansfield tomorrow. Ben has hiked Mansfield numerous times, because the trails begin practically in his parents’ backyard, but I can’t remember the last time I hiked Mansfield, if I ever did. I may have done it with my family when I was younger, but I honestly don’t know. It will be the biggest hike I’ve attempted in a couple of years, but I’m excited. It will be a good test to see if I’m ready to start running again.

I love my Gap Inc. employee discount card. In addition to getting a discount at Athleta, I also get sweet discounts at Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy. After last weekend’s clothing purge, I realized that I only had one pair of casual shorts for summer (running shorts don’t count), so I headed to Old Navy after work last night. Unfortunately, they didn’t have a lot of shorts to choose from in my style, but I got one pair of shorts, a maxi skirt, and two tops for $40. Woo!



10 thoughts on “Friday Free-For-All – 06/24/16

  1. txa1265 says:

    Yeah, the dislocation theory doesn’t really make sense from a skeletal standpoint, but there are also so many tendons and other things around that can get messed up that it can be hard to tell.

    Bottom line is that is great news on possibilities for running and a speedier then expected recovery! I think as you say the hike will tell you a lot – I love doing hikes, been too long since we did real mountain hikes! (there are decent hills out here – but not like the White and Green mountains we had in such close proximity when we were in Mass!

    Love the discount! Unbeknownst to me, Danny’s discount at TJ Maxx (they have special 20% weekends every few months rather than normal 10%) scored three great Polo shirts for me for Father’s Day! Now Chris is working at Famous Footwear for the summer and gets 30%! WooHoo!

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