I’m finishing up 8 days of rest, after dropping out of the Wichita Prairie Fire Marathon. I felt that distinctive and painful “pulling” in my hip within the first 5 miles (where we started going uphill a bit). It became a painful struggle thereafter, and I knew after 10K I needed to jog it back in to the finish.
I got an MRI on Friday and got the report back yesterday– I have a partial tear in the right hamstring tendon (“tendinitis” at this point), edema in the bone, and greater trochanteric bursitis. Crazy enough, my left side (which I tore 2 yrs ago at Grandma’s) looks worse on the MRI than the right side, but it’s my right side that’s painful and debilitating right now. [Read more…]