Testimony Tuesday (Week 3) I Tore My Hamstring and I Saw My Spirit Animal

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Have vs Get

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from Giving the Glory I hate to-do lists. There’s something about them that always gives me anxiety. There’s nothing more overwhelming than staring at a laundry list of things to get done, and feeling like you don’t have the time

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Hamstring Syndrome Surgery-A Runner’s 4-Year Struggle with Injury

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from Giving the Glory For the last four years I’ve struggled with chronic high-hamstring pain. After trying endless treatments with no avail, I finally came across a condition known as “hamstring syndrome;” a chronic form of high hamstring tendinopathy that occurs when scar

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Surrendering the Struggles

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from Giving the Glory This week marks one month post-op from my hamstring surgery. Although the last four weeks have brought many positive break-through’s in my recovery, I can’t help but admit that some days haven’t been so easy. As

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Tenotomy in Turku – My Hamstring Syndrome Surgery

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from Giving the Glory About four years ago it all started with a twinge of pain up high on my right hamstring. Four years, hundreds of doctors and physical therapy appointments, several MRI’s and a year of hardly running finally

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What I Learned from a Year of Hardly Running

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from Giving the Glory “Mama always said, life was like a box of chocolates–you never know what you’re gonna get.” Running is a lot like life, it’s unpredictable. As much as we train and prepare, sometimes things just don’t go

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Cheers to Two Weeks!

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from Sarah Runs the City Today I am two weeks post-op! Yesterday I had my first in home PT session. Friday I returned to HSS for a post-op appointment with Dr. Allen. My stitches were removed and my brace extended

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Post-op 2 Weeks: Less Pain in the Cheeks

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They say time heals all wounds, and a horizontal gluteal crease incision from hamstring repair surgery is no exception. Now 2 weeks post-op, things are slowly progressing forward. I had my first follow up appointment on August 1st, 11 days

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My Labral Tear Saga: Hamstrings, Adductors, Obturators–Oh My!

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from Giving the Glory     This week marks 10-weeks post-op labral tear repair surgery and two-and-a-half years since this “injury” began.  I figured now would be a good time to recap my entire injury saga in hopes that someone else fighting this battle

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The Road to Recovery

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from Giving the Glory   It’s been a long road here and there’s a long road ahead. Two and a half years ago I started having pain near my hamstring. I trained through it, did therapy for it, rested it, and

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