Random posts about trail running, computing, family-ing, thinking, and whatever else I choose to say.
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
My Stress Fracture
So the bottom line is that it my injury should heal itself over time if I just take it easy for a little while longer. I totally expected to walk out in a boot, so I'm pretty happy with my visit.
Friday, May 25, 2007
Blake Lewis is Just Plain Funky
Friday, May 18, 2007
My Second Running Injury
Everything was going fine. My Achilles tendon healed up quite nicely (more info) and I was adding miles, subtracting the pounds, and shrinking my mile-pace like crazy. I had all summer to look forward to... or so I thought. Jennifer and I went on vacation last week to Myrtle Beach and I screwed up my foot real bad.
Well when we got to Myrtle Beach, I decided to find a cool running path and I did. I found a 3 mile path that was right along the ocean. The first night I ran the 3 miles in 27:42 and I felt good; my foot didn't hurt and I felt rejuvenated afterwards. The second night I ran the same path only I cut 30 seconds off of each mile; finishing the path in 26:16. I felt this run a little more than I did the night before, but my foot was still fine. I decided to take Tuesday off and rest a day from running altogether. Of course Jen and I went shopping all day and I wore my Chaco's like a dumb ass. Half way into the day, I felt the top of my foot hurting a little bit from that damn strap. By the end of the day, my left foot was hurting. :(
I decided to try running on my foot Wednesday evening after a full day at the beach... in my Chaco's. I got about 100 yards into my run and had to stop. I limped all the way back to the Condo and put ice on it. It hurt bad!
Well I've been limping ever since that night. I actually had a doctor's appointment today and the doctor stated that I could have broken a bone in my ankle (at the front of my foot). He also proceeded to tell me that this is the worse kind of break because it takes so long to heal... great. I'm supposed to go in for another x-ray next week and they might do an MRI on it.
Until then, no running for me.
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
It's amazing how kids learn the English language off of one another. Lizzie and Jazzy have a bunch of words that they both say the exact same way. I know that they feed off of each other too because they talk to each other all day everyday and neither one of them correct one another... therefore the words never get corrected.
- Baff - Daizi needs a baff.
- Baxet - Put your dirty clothes in the laundry baxet.
- Beebing Soup - Jazzy, that's a purdy beebing soup.
- Bizzy - I like to spin around and get bizzy.
- Bruss - I have to bruss my hair.
- Checkup - Lizzie likes checkup on her fries and her eggs.
- Chicken - The wefwidgewaitew is in the chicken.
- Curly Flower - Mmm, I just love curly flower (aka: cauliflower).
- Dejert - Mmm, this is delichez dejert.
- Doze - Mommy, w'are doze?
- Gustusting - Eww daddy, beer is gustusting.
- Hot Tacos - Hot pockets.
- Kittar - Daddy, you play drums and I'll play the kittar.
- Parkly - I like your parkly shirt and parkly pants Jazz.
- Parrot Shoot - Look at that guy in that parrot shoot.
- Penses - She is such a purdy penses.
- Punge Bob - Eww gross, punge bob.
- Pupcakes - These are yummy pupcakes.
- Pydurman - Eww gross, pydurman.
- Rolletta - We have a lamb named Loretta Lynn and the girls call her Rolletta Lynn
- Sauchez - Lizzie doesn't like sauchez on her pizza.
- Sheme - Popcorn comes from a popcorn sheme.
- Smaquito - Daddy, Wizzie just got bit by a smaquito.
- Thayah - When are we going to be thayah?
- V'cation - We are having so much fun on our v'cation.
- Wefweshing - Mmm, this lemondade is wefweshing.
- Wiji - Daddy look, Jazzy has a wiji.
- Wizzie - Daddy, Wizzie just got bit by another smaquito. :)
There are so many more (like 20 or so) that I can't think of right now. Some of them were so funny that they had me in stitches for days afterwards... I'll be sure to update this blog post as they pop in my head...
Update: I remembered what it was that had Jennifer and I laughing so hard about the other night. Jazzy was trying to get us to play her favorite song in the van when we were on v'cation. And the only thing she could think of was a song about "cheese" and a "4 wheel drive". Jennifer and I could not think of what in the world she was talking about. Then about an hour or so later, the song came on:
I dug my keys (aka: cheese) into the side of his pretty little souped up 4 wheel drive. - Carrie Underwood (Before He Cheats)
Also, I think it is only fitting that I also mention something that I overheard tonight while watching Discovery's Planet Earth with the girls. They were trying to tell each other just how big Earth was and Lizzie said: "Huh-uh Jazz, the Earth is even bigger than our house." :)