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Well hello again

So it’s been a while, huh? Around the time of the bike crash that derailed my Ironman training, my then-new, now former job ramped up. I sort of stopped reading running/triathlon blogs, and writing fell several notches down the priority … Continue reading

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Injury Wrap-Up! And Moving On

It’s been 14 weeks since I crashed on my bike, but who’s counting? I still have some discomfort around my right shoulder blade and collarbone, and my left ankle still hurts when I press on it, but overall I declare … Continue reading

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8 Weeks Post Accident: “Clinically Healed” and a Big Decision

Eight weeks ago yesterday I crashed my bike on a long training ride for Ironman Wisconsin, breaking my collarbone and a rib and getting plenty of road rash. I withdrew from this year’s race and let go of my plans … Continue reading

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On Being Injured and Exploring Wisconsin

I meant to write a “4 weeks since the accident” post, which turned into “1 month since the accident,” and here we are 5 weeks post accident. The thing is, there isn’t much to say. I went to a few … Continue reading

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Withdrawing from Ironman

Well, it’s official. No Ironman for me this year. Thursday was the last day to officially withdraw from the race and get a bit of the registration fee back. While it was hard to send my withdrawal email, I knew … Continue reading

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Injury Update #2

It’s been two weeks since I crashed on my bike, and overall I physically feel much better most of the time. Emotionally… I have hopeful moments where I think maybe I’ll heal super fast and still be able to do … Continue reading

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Injury Update #1

Five days into my injury-imposed rest, I’m in higher spirits than I anticipated. It might be the oxycodone talking, but for potentially having my Ironman dreams squashed (for the time being), I think I’m doing ok mentally. All I’m focused … Continue reading

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