I went to see Dr Nichol at FASIC today. He was very friendly and spent some time trying to hurt me, all in the name of my good health. Essentially there appears to be nothing wrong with my knee. His diagnosis is that my glutes need to be strengthened. There is an imbalance that has…Read more Knee watch!
Not much has changed since my last update. Two weeks ago I went to see my GP and his response was that there probably wasn't too much point in referring me to an NHS physio as I would probably be better off seeing somebody more focussed on sports injuries. This meant arranging an appointment with…Read more We Can Rebuild Him
I've been quiet for the past short while and so I wanted to bring you all back up to date with a few things. Firstly I have made the decision to not run the Greater Manchester Marathon at the end of April. This was not an easy decision to make. It is hard to admit…Read more Broken
I have been quiet over the last few weeks and for very good reason. I have made absolutely no progress at all. This is turning into a blog about non-achievement. After the cold sore episode I went back to the gym a couple of times and then fell foul of the lurgy. My temperature was…Read more New Year, Old Me
My two weeks of prep before getting back out onto the roads running have gone relatively well. I have managed to stick to my stretching regime and have been able to get myself out to the gym three days so far this week. It feels good to be doing something again, although I'm surprised that…Read more Run down
I have failed in my attempt to exercise over the last couple of weeks. I managed a couple of runs but things got a little weird. Because of where I work I was having to go for a run at six in the morning, and even though I was only heading down the hill and…Read more Lazy