Don’t let this face fool you – the relationship between the #injuredrunner & the Giant is complicated

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

On Sunday afternoon I dug out my padded shorts, dusted off my bike and hit the road. I haven’t been on my road bike for 2 years, it felt weird. My butt felt too high off the ground, yet somehow also too low. And my newest cycling top, ¡Dios mío!, when did I buy it? Was I SHORTER as well as smaller back then?? I need to dig out my super old tops from 15 years ago, those should fit…

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Scooting in London
fitness running

#injuredrunner is contemplating two wheels

On Friday I finally saw the physio I was referred to. He looked at my arches with an ultrasound – yes, definite enlarged area on the left where the pain is. He looked at my mobility, flexibility, stability. We talked about my running history…

Saturday, 14 April 2018
Rock climbing in Mallorca
rock climbing running travel

#injuredrunner goes to Mallorca

It’s been 45 days since I last ran. It’s starting to feel like 450. My foot is not super painful but a low level niggle is there most of the time so I’m not running. I still go to Crossfit but even though I…

Tuesday, 10 April 2018
daily life parenting

Domestic ******* Bliss & other short stories

March, the Month of Many Changes is over. And how did it go? New work schedule, no more grandma in the house, school runs before & after work, endless laundry, Crossfit in the evenings? Well… First the kids got sick, one after another. Then…

Friday, 30 March 2018
health running

Plantar fasciitis vs Plantar fascia tear

My left arch has been a bit sore since the beginning of January. I’ve tried to go for a run now and again and it’s always been worse afterwards so as of a couple of weeks ago I stopped. No more running. Just Crossfit…

Sunday, 25 March 2018
Crossfit 1971 South Wimbledon
crossfit daily life parenting

New beginnings

On 1st of March things changed. After 12 years of having my mother live here in London with us, she got in the taxi at 5am to head to the airport and fly back to Estonia. I didn’t sleep much that night. Partly because…

Sunday, 4 March 2018
daily life parenting

February – Turning 100, turning 13

Oh hi, I’m still here. Snowed under but not literally. The Beast From the East isn’t bothering me as I’m Estonian but life’s just busy. There’s actually much euphoria in my household from all the snow and I find myself fetching dry clothes for…

Saturday, 3 March 2018