Cycling accidents and the Morel-Lavallée Lesion- don’t tough it out

If you're like me, you tough it out after a bike accident, if nothing seems broken at the time. If you're moving, your first worry is about your bike. Then you'll squirt you're water bottle over the blood draining down your leg, then climb back on the bike (assuming your helmet didn't hit). In my... Continue Reading →

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Road Cycling and Cars- Perspective and Tips on Staying Safe

Training for my first Ironman race last year was quite an adventure. I tested my body and mind in ways I hadn't considered before. But the toughest test wasn't the hours in the swimming pool, or the runs, or battling the 105 degree Arizona temperatures on bike rides. The toughest challenge was staying safe on... Continue Reading →

Next Stop- Physical Therapy

It's been pouring today. It’s a lot like I feel. I started the day early at work so I could take off for a bit and go get assessed at PT. Kinda dreaded it all day yesterday, because I know it means pain. This morning, I managed to compartmentalize the fear: got up, went to... Continue Reading →

No Repercussions!

Last night- no extra pain! Yay! It is all there- just dull. Totally looking forward to getting the physical therapist to assess it the end of this week. I managed to drop the excuses and get to the YMCA today for about 30 minutes of intervals on the elliptical. The rest of the day was... Continue Reading →

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