Friday, January 7, 2011
A Fresh Start - Let's Go Boston 2011!
I am in week 2 now of physical therapy. I am back in DC, so I am doing all of the exercises on my own, twice a day. It takes about a half hour to get through the whole set, so now I am doing an hour of stretching/strength work a day, which is a lot higher than it used to be. On Wednesday, I ran 3 miles with no pain. Normally, the knee starts to act up at mile 2.75, and there was nothing. I took Thursday as a rest day (plan is to run every other day), and then it was my goal this morning to do 4 miles. Got up, did my stretches, and then headed out. The pace was slow, but I got through 4 miles with no pain! That hasn't happened in over a month, so I was very excited to go that far (I can't believe 4 miles feels far again) without any trouble whatsoever.
The question I've been getting is, What does this mean for Boston? Well, Boston is just over 3 months away (April 18th). I wrote to my trainer, Sarah, and she sent back the follow reply,