I got on the spin bike Thursday to see if biking would hurt it, and it didn’t. I only went for 20 minutes that first time because, even though it didn’t hurt while I was doing it, I wanted to make sure it wasn’t going to hurt when I got up and tried to walk. It didn’t. If anything, it helped. So I went a little longer and a little harder the next day, and then really kicked my own ass with the bike today.
|Hey, just because I can’t run, that doesn’t mean I can’t get a good sweat on!|
I have to admit something. A part of me has enjoyed the week off from running. Yes, I’m ready to get back at it, but rather than fretting over the missed training this week, I’ve savored the extra leisure time. I came home from work and didn’t have to get in a hurry for anything else all evening. It’s been kinda nice. I’ve even had time to start reading a book, for Pete’s sake!
But it’s back at it tomorrow. I did one slow test mile on the treadmill just to see how it felt after I finished spinning today. I was still aware of it, but it wasn’t truly painful, ya know? I hope that means it’s almost there. I’ll rest it the remainder of today and continue with the intermittent icing, then Monday starts off the new week with another rest day, so hopefully those two additional days will have me ready to roll on Tuesday. Fingers crossed for pain-free running this week!