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July

I’ve been running twice a week for the last four weeks with fairly low mileage and the neuroma update is… It’s clearly still here as it twinges fairly often but I’m not really getting much actual pain or weird sensations

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Preventable mistakes

I finally got the elusive second weekly run in. I’ve had minimal neuroma pain this week so I went for it. I made an interesting discovery on Saturday that my foot strike was pretty heavy on my left foot. In

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Running, or not

So… predictably, I once again defer the bi-weekly run schedule until next week. Sunday felt like a good run, but I went too fast and I felt it in my left calf on Monday. I need much more discipline with

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Neuroma updates

The neuroma state is: it’s probably improving but very slowly. I ran 5k last weekend for the first time in, I don’t know, 3 months? Maybe 4. Then 4k this weekend (I was aiming for 5, but I’ve lost a

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Running…

Last week I ran 3.5km on the Saturday and then, surprisingly, had the most pain-free week I can remember in a long time, even including the many non-running weeks. Emboldened by this, I did 4km this Saturday, went for a

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Neuroma updates…

Test run #2 went OK I think… I did the same 3KM again but went much slower (6:10/KM vs 5:10 last time). My calf didn’t seize up afterwards this time but my hamstring feels tight enough to give a bit

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Test Run outcomes

The test run last Sunday (summary: short test run, after 7 weeks of rest) went almost as expected. Monday afternoon through to Tuesday afternoon I felt some neuroma discomfort and then it’s been OK since. I expected that, because I’ve

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