Wednesday, January 6, 2010

From NR: Well, that's not good

Not a week into 2010 and I'm already failing on a goal! I don't think this one is my fault, though - I woke up yesterday to find my knee in pain again. In the past, I've taken it as an indication of ramping my mileage up too quickly which is not what's going on now. It struck for the first time in my senior year in college. Then again at Boston last year. I don't know where it's coming from this time - the only thing I can think is that my knee isn't liking all the nasty footing that's going on with the ice. It's the same pain as before, though, and I don't really know what to do. I'm icing it when I can and not running the last couple of days and generally gimping around at work which I know isn't good but I don't have a lot of choice.

Signs probably point to going to a doctor, huh? It's just not great to spend lots of money to be told to rest and ice which I'm already doing. It'd sure be great to have an answer as to what it is, though, since I didn't really get a good answer in college.



  1. Where does it hurt? Is it below your knee cap, or above it? To the left or to the right? Let me know and maybe I can help you try something before you go to the docs.

  2. It feels on the top end knee cap pretty much in the center. It's a sharp lightning bolt like pain while I'm bending it but it doesn't hurt once it's bent (ie a sitting position doesn't hurt). It's starting to hurt at touch today.