Well, I haven't posted anything since deciding to try running again.  As I said, I felt particularly unfit and still had the chronic remnants of many injuries received over the years.  Reading Eric's book really inspired me but I realised my feet were in a terrible state from many, many years of wrong shoes and NEVER walking barefoot!  The answer came in the form of Eric's 6 week beginners course.  I am now 4 weeks into it......and LOVING running!  This is a completely new experience for me.......I can't wait to get out at the end of the day  (my dogs also say thank you Eric :)).  In fact, I think I now have a bit of tendonitis in my flexor halluces longus, (probably been overdoing the slant board whilst training), and I am having real problems resting it......I just want to run!  I was very good for a couple of days and then....my B2R shoes arrived.......couldn't help myself........thought I'd just go for a walk and try short jogs, just to see how they felt.....you know?  Well ended up running for 30mins!  Back to ice and anti-inflammatories!

Anyway I just wanted to say a very big thank you Eric.  I may only be taking baby steps, but it feels how I always thought running should!!!

A little aside - I have also changed my diet in a fairly major way and between running and diet I have been able to reduce my anti-hypertensives by half!  Hoping to prove all the medics wrong and be off them by the end of the year!

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Comment by Lori Enlow on April 16, 2014 at 7:23am
Awesome! Congratulations and thanks for sharing! keep us posted on your progress.
Comment by Robert Burpee on April 16, 2014 at 5:01am

Well done, remember "A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step"

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