Tag Archives: injuries

I Used to be a Runner

I can’t recall how many early mornings I’ve found myself lacing up my running shoes in the dark and pounding out miles of alpine trails before the sun even came up. I have literally almost run into sleepy Black Bears on our trails through the wilderness, as the sun was just beginning to rise over …

Don’t Call Search and Rescue Just Yet

I swear I heard a rumor that its springtime under these frozen pine limbs but it was so blustery this morning on my hike that my iPhone simply refused to turn on whatsoever. One minute my frozen iPhone went from sixty percent battery to three percent battery as I was trying to take a selfie …

Trail Runner, Once Upon a Time

I used to be a trail runner. Back in the day (And these were the long lost days when I could easily run fifteen mountain miles) I had a 13.1 bumpersticker  on the back of my Subaru. I spent my paycheck happily on stupid expensive Asic running shoes and Teva water proof trail runners. One of …

The Hungry Mountaineer; Injured AGAIN!!

After living through a hellish year of being chained to our front porch with horrendous back pain any little step backwards is more like a summer sault. I just lived through almost an entire week of back pain that once again had me bored on the front porch for days and days and days. Nearly …