Carly T. hi friends! i've mis...

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Hi friends! I've missed you all! The good news is I'm alive and survived my summer o' physics. The bad news is my "knees" (really the area directly behind my knees - the back of my legs) are still quite the mess. The pain (in both legs) has not gone away since it first developed early/mid April. I saw a new doctor who seemed very knowledgable and determined to figure out what's going on. First thing he wants to rule out is a bulging disk/pinched nerve. He said in people my age it usually presents as pain in the extremities, not back pain. Soooo I have an MRI schedule tomorrow to see if that's the case. I just want to figure it out so I can get back to training... or exercise of any sort! I can't even do cross-training (or walk fast/any significant distance) without pain. Totally sucks. Feeling very out of shape (and, well, probably am very out of shape now). I hope you are all in much better health and having a good time training for fall races! :)

  • Steve P.
    Steve P.

    +++++ vibes and (((HUGS))) hang in there Carly!!

    over 6 years ago Like2 people

  • Doug S.
    Doug S.

    I was wondering where you had been....so sorry to hear about your pain. Hopefully this doc will get it all figured out soon!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Kim A.
    Kim A.

    Sorry to hear about your injury. I hope you find out what's wrong and get better really soon!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Carly T.
    Carly T.

    Thanks you guys :)

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Arin W.
    Arin W.

    Thanks for the update. I hope you figure out the source soon and begin the road to recovery!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Jeffrey H.
    Jeffrey H.

    Hang in there Carly and do what you can (maybe upper-body strength or yoga, etc.)

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Nicolette
    Nicolette

    Feel better soon, I hope the doctor brings good news soon.

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Veronica G.
    Veronica G.

    We've missed you, too! Hope you figure out what's bumming your knees. :-\ Get better soon!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Cliff M.
    Cliff M.

    Hope you get some answers from your Dr so you get what you need corrected and feel good again, sending a few prayers your way and we will be here when you get back on track!!!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Sarah W.
    Sarah W.

    Sorry to hear about the knee problems. Good luck at the dr, keep us updated!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Barri B.
    Barri B.

    Aw, this sucks! Hope you get it sorted out soon, so you can start to mend and feel better!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Harry K
    Harry K

    Sooo good to see and hear from you! Sorry about your knees but check in with us. We'll make you feel better!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person