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Waiting for Monday

I drafted this post a few weeks ago but just didn't have the heart to click "publish" until today.

I've had this injury now for 6 months. I've done a ton of Physical Therapy work, been advised by a sports medicine doctor, gone to the gym to do strength training, done foundations sports/core work.  I even tried Bikram Yoga for the high hamstring tendinosis.

Nothing has helped. In fact on most days I feel worse than I did back in February.

I have finally accepted the fact that I will not be able to run or ride again.  It is so painful for me to make this admission but fact is fact.  Things that I did even 3 months ago that caused me no pain, are now nearly debilitating.

The MD's response is "you are almost there." 
Bullshit.   I'm in more pain now than ever before. 
"Your leg strength is 100 times what it used to be" drones the PT. 
So what if I am still in pain constantly?
"You can swim in the meantime but you won't need to…