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How did I get here?

I’m a curious individual, a researcher. I like to read up on topics, especially those related to running form, running health and injuries such as my dreaded plantar fasciitis. 400 more words

My Running

Grandview Heart Health: Recognizing and treating deep vein thrombosis

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (CBS42 Community) — Is one of your legs swollen? Is the swelling painful? That could be a sign of a serious condition called deep vein thrombosis, or DVT. 248 more words

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3 Acupressure point for Deep Vein Thrombosis

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The width of one hand (3 Thumbs) above the crown of the inner ankle, just behind the shin bone on the front of the leg. 82 more words


CLOT. (Another damn 4-letter word!)

Oh, what a metaphor I have to work with here…

On Monday mornings, following the routine weigh-in, vitals, lab work and IV hookup, I always meet with my oncologist and her PA. 905 more words

Breast Cancer

The Anatomy of a Runner: lower leg

The sixth in a series of posts about the anatomy of a runner. A runner’s most common injuries in the lower leg include fractures or stress fractures of the bones, strains, ruptures or tears of the muscles, a Charley horse or cramps, shin splints, and to a lesser degree deep vein thrombosis in athletes, and the dislocation of the fibula head. 5,406 more words

Running & Training

Human pincushion

No, this is not a blog on piercing and body modification (I can assure you, that’s the blog I’d rather be writing). Instead, it’s the tale of how I’ve become a pincushion in 2017. 1,162 more words


Deep Vein Thrombosis: What You Need to Know about DVT

If you’ve spent much time flying you’ve probably heard suggestions to avoid developing deep vein thrombosis, “Get up! Walk around. Do some squats.” But what is deep vein thrombosis? 669 more words