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Fusion to 5k Part 10 (Are we there yet?)

It’s been a year since my surgery and I am frequently asked the question “Are you running yet?” And presently the answer is “Not yet, but I’m slowly making progress.” This brings back memories of childhood family vacations driving across … Continue reading

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Fusion to 5k part 7 ($80,000 coffee mug ?)

The days after walking the Illinois Marathon 10k reminded me that I may have pushed myself too hard and needed to back off until my body recovered. I continued to walk and go to physical therapy although my energy levels … Continue reading

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Fusion to 5k part 6 (Illinois Marathon 10k)

After waiting what seemed more than five months, race weekend finally arrived. Race morning I woke up feeling sore and exhausted after working two long days at the Illinois Marathon Expo and at Body n’ Sole, plus hearing the sounds … Continue reading

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Fusion to 5k part 5 (Cramp…..Cramp….Cramp…)

With only three months to build up to walking 6.2 miles I had my work cut out for me. The distance itself was not daunting, but the thought of being out there for possibly over 2 hours didn’t sound like … Continue reading

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Fusion to 5k – Part 4 (Losing the Walker)

Looking for a way to be free of using a walker, but not risking falling or injury, led me to the thought of using Nordic ski poles to help me get around and improve my fitness. My right foot and … Continue reading

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