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Fusion to 5k part 13 ( Two years later & the Illinois Marathon?)

It’s now been over two years since my spinal fusion and during that time I have put in endless hours of physical therapy, training and doing research about running after spine surgery and foot-drop. I discovered that most people never … Continue reading

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Fusion to 5k Part 12 (Big Shoulders 5k swim)

Race day for the Big Shoulders 5k open water swim came faster than I expected. When I first started writing this blog I never imagined that my first 5k after spine surgery would be a swim instead of a run … Continue reading

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Fusion to 5k part 11 ( Braces, Big Shoulders & Jack Daniels )

It’s been several months since my last post and several things have happened during that time. Last March I went to see a pedorthist (Bob) to discuss the pros and cons of having a foot-drop brace made for me and … Continue reading

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