Leslie Runs

My journey as a long distance runner who started the sport later in life.

Category Archives: Surgery

It’s Not Me, It’s You (#justfingers)

I haven’t written about my silly hand in a while because there hasn’t been much to say. It doesn’t seem to change much, but that might just be because I have … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

So Eventually It Gets Boring (#justfingers #accident #injury)

Today is the three-month anniversary of my second surgery and it has been 5.5 months since I first horribly broke three phalanges on my right hand, each very close to … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dynamic Splint (#justfingers #running #accident #injury)

With summer holidays, a big road trip, and a whole new country to live in for a while it has been easy to forget that some interesting things did happen at … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oh, Canada (#justfingers #roadtrip)

We recently arrived in Canada after 3,400 km of driving spread across three days and three nights. Now that we have completed the trip I can say that going without therapy … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nailed It (#justfingers)

This nail was deeply affected during the fall on January 18. It always felt raw during the first round of PT, but the nail specialist at the PT clinic said … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Not Much To Say (#justfingers)

I went for a new splint today. I am nonplussed, but it’s what the surgeon said I needed to get my MCP joints bending more. As far as how it feels … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

6 Weeks Ago, 6 Weeks On (#justfingers)

Six weeks ago today I was in my hospital’s surgical recovery room for the second time. They have this trick where they make you wait eons to leave due to the insurance … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Forgot Something (#justfingers)

This morning I woke up and went for a 6K run with a few walk breaks. Now that I am allowed to run I am working my way back up … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 1 Comment
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