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D52 Injuries

So randomly and thankfully infrequently my left ankle balloons to about twice it's normal size with no indication that it's going to do so and no cause--hence the word "randomly". I've never had an injury to my left ankle before so it's not like an old injury flaring up...it's just like "SURPRISE!!" It happens once or twice a year...

Well it's happening right now. It's sore due to the inflammation but otherwise it's fine. Range of motion is a little restricted because it's swollen but I can walk on it, I can work, but I probably shouldn't go to Piloxing tomorrow...I'm going to go to the gym and do my pull and abs weight routine and I'm going to attempt some low impact cardio like the elliptical but if it causes me discomfort I'll have to stop until this weird swelling thing subsides.

I'm frustrated because I've been doing SO great and being SO consistent with my workouts but if I don't want to ACTUALLY hurt my ankle I need to listen to my body and slow down. For now I'm taking ibuprofen, resting and icing it to calm it down. I'm going to continue to make good food choices, stay within my DPT and hopefully in the next day or 2 I'll be cured...just because I can't go to Piloxing doesn't mean my journey is kaput ;-)

-t

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