Post Achilles Surgery Week 19 – Don’t Call it a Comeback, I’ve Been Here for Years!

Good morning! This week's title comes from a song that used to get me fired up when I was a kid and still can today. First to guess it gets a tip of my cap. I'm going to start wearing a cap whenever I race, like the great Dave Wottle did. Who is Dave Wottle …

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Post Achilles Surgery Wk 18 – Mr. Blue Sky, Please Tell us Why you had to Hide Away for so Long?

Happy Friday, friends! It's a long title, but very fitting for the weather these days. I spent yesterday freezing my tail off up at Luray Caverns for my daughter's field trip (it WAS awesome though) and then I froze some more at my son's baseball game (also awesome).     The Lynchburg area was hit …

Post Achilles Surgery Week 17 – We’re Gonna Need a Montage

Montage - Movies,Television. juxtaposition or partial superimposition of several shots to form a single image. a technique of film editing in which this is used to present an idea or set of inter-connected ideas. https://youtu.be/8I_5Bw1U4s4 I know that it's Marathon Monday, so many of you runner types are running/watching Boston. Honestly, I'm not that into …

Nothin’ but a (Alter) G Thang, Baby – 2 miles on an Alter G Treadmill

First, I need to say thank you to my good friend MC for setting me up to try out an Alter G by using her Roanoke connections. Secondly, I need to thank RunAbout Sports¬†and University Physical Therapy¬†(both in Roanoke, right next door to each other) for allowing a free trial use. I first learned about …

Post Achilles Surgery Week 16 – Despite All my Rage, I’m Still Just a Rat in a Cage

Happy Thursday, friends! The title of my post comes from somewhere, as nearly all of them do. I'm not cool enough to give prizes for naming the source, but your street cred will go through the ROOF. I don't exactly have a ton of rage, but the closer I get to being ready for running …