It’s been a few months since I last posted. My new hip is doing great! I’m having almost no issues with it. My knee opposite the new hip had been giving me problems a few months ago. It’s not related to the hip, it’s an old soccer injury that has bothered me for decades. I started doing some strengthening exercises and it’s doing much better now. I’ve been running an average of 5 miles a day, 6 days a week, mostly on rolling hill dirt roads. I don’t have to slow down on the downhills anymore…yay! I had gotten my short tempo runs (2-3 miles) down to a 7-minute pace, but then the heat of summer hit, and I just don’t feel like running very hard right now. I plan to spend the next month or two just building up my mileage….very gradually!
I’m extremely optimistic about the hip. Watch out youngsters, I’ve got my mojo back!… (Click Here to View Full Post and Comments)