Tag Archives: shin splints

My MRI

I had an MRI when I was a child, but had forgotten why I didn’t like them. I layed down on the table and offered myself up as a sacrifice to the white tube, which would soon swallow me, legs … Continue reading

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Can someone please tell me if this is a stress fracture?

Ok, all you Professional Medical Leg MRI Understanders, I need to know if I have a stress fracture.  I don’t want to wait through the weekend for the results.  Please send the results to me and I’ll be sure to … Continue reading

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Getting better…

Today, I woke up, feeling pretty congested (I still am), but definitely better.  My asthma was pretty strong last night, but I only had to take my Pro-air inhaler two times in the middle of it (compared to 5-6, a … Continue reading

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Iced at 9:00 AM, this morning

I iced, stealthily in church, this morning. My new ice pack can wrap around my shin and Velcro tight, so it’s pretty much unnoticeable (word?). Still need to take some ibuprofen. [mobile post]

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Pre-run breakfast

This is a Hostess muffin.  Very sugary and gross.  I had forgotten to eat before I left for me 9 mile run.  I picked up this muffin at the gas station (I know, I know) and started to eat it.  … Continue reading

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One of the most difficult 10K's I've done…

I left Provo at about 8:30 AM, in the middle of a little snowfall.  The roads were slick and icy.  I passed, in total, about 5 cars that had slid off the road.  So the drive up was a little … Continue reading

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Nathan is in no condition to run, but will run, anyway.

Did anyone catch that my post’s title would make a good Facebook status update? So tomorrow is the second race in the Winter Series races.  It’s a 10K.  In two weeks, the final race will be a 15K.  I’m sort … Continue reading

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I love my sister (and the new running gloves she sent me)

My sister, Lindsay, sent me a pair of running gloves for my birthday.  They are VERY comfortable and I’m sort of excited to try them out.  The unfortunate thing about trying running gloves, is that, usually, when you do, it … Continue reading

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Shin Splints, or, "One dang thing after another"

I’ve been running, now, for about 7 years (off and on).  The first run I logged was when I lived in Springville, Utah.  I ran one mile in June of 2002.  I remember that it killed me.  In my relatively … Continue reading

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Running update:

So we’re dealing with a few issues, here.  Yesterday I went for a 5 mile run.  As soon as I started (within one minute), my left shin was aching.  I thought I was going to turn around and go home, … Continue reading

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