Category Archives: running

Plantar faciitis and some treatments that helped

It’s amazing and scary how easy it can be to fall¬†out of exercise¬†routines when injuries occur. Since the pain in the arch of my foot wasn’t going away, I stopped walking long distances and discovered any form of cardio caused … Continue reading

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Adult Swim

The pool I get to swim in. I took the plunge this summer, and signed on for adult swim classes. They’re taught by SwimHawaii, and I had my first class last Saturday. I have one other person in my class

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Surgery canceled!

Thumbs up for Dr. Atkinson! I had a chance to see Dr. Atkinson yesterday, for a 2nd opinion. He was so different from Dr. Blum, and I am sticking with Atkinson from now on. Here are some of the differences … Continue reading

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cmc thumb recontruction with fcr autograft.

Writing goofy-handed I’ve had a condition for a while now, which really plagued me at the beginning of the spring 2013 semester, in which my right thumb was causing me a lot of pain. My current ortho said he thinks … Continue reading

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My 2nd Cortisone

Today, I visited the same orthopedic surgeon/physician that administered my first cortisone shot back in January. I had been doing pretty well during the semester without wearing the splint for my thumb, and didn’t really have any problems until recently, … Continue reading

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The Hapalua. Don’t Run too Far… and Eat More Carbs

A picture taken during Hapalua packet pickup What’s a recipe for gaining weight? Less cardio and more carbs. That’s what I’m doing as part of an experiment at the moment. Sunday, March 10th, marked the 2nd annual Hapalua Half Marathon … Continue reading

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Adventures With Carbs

I’m doing the Hapalua 1/2 marathon this upcoming weekend. I feel pretty ready for it *knock on wood. After this run, I think I’m gonna take a break from running marathons since I just can’t imagine being able to train … Continue reading

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Lost Fat and Muscle

During the whole ordeal of going back to school and then having terrible thumb pain on my right hand, I wasn’t able to hit the gym as much. Today I got measured and calipered, and the results are in: I … Continue reading

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My First Cortisone

While waiting for the Dr., I snapped a picture of the x-rays of my thumb Last Tuesday, I had an appointment with Dr. Blum for the pain that started really flaring up on the first day of school in my … Continue reading

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I’ve been taking a lot of photos of campus lately since I’m doing a photo-a-day exercise, and find myself there every day… I’ve had on-again-off-again pain that seemed related to my right thumb over the past couple of years. I’ve … Continue reading

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