Injury Update: 4 Months Later!

Like me, Jesse broke his 5th metatarsal. As recently as 6 six weeks ago he couldn’t even walk. Just look at him now! Here are a few quick bullets that capture this triathlete’s progress.

Single-tracked Mind

It’s hard to believe that I literally couldn’t walk as recently as 6 weeks ago. Between now and then, I’ve made massive leaps in my recovery, and more recently, 3 sets of 10 leaps at physical therapy. I’m almost there. Whether you’re a frequent reader or you have a broken 5th metatarsal and can’t wait to resume activity, I wanted to share a few quick bullets that capture my progress since I was cleared to walk:

We've come a long way, baby! We’ve come a long way, baby!

Mid February 2015: 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture – ankle roll (inversion) while trail running

Early May 2015: cleared to walk, cycle outside in cycling shoes, and swim without restrictions. Started physical therapy 2x week, 1.5 hours per session. Started high-intensity indoor cycling classes 2x a week, and 50+ mile outdoor rides on Saturdays.

May 22: cleared to jog, and started a 5-week progressive return to running program. Cleared to…

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