October 8th, Sunday
I started this new written log today because I find that writing is easier for me then typing. So I am speaking aloud and reading this from the page. I also want to keep a visual log of gradual increase in use of orthotics until I become accustomed to them completely.
Part 1- Training – just returned from the clubhouse – I spent 45 minutes in the water, 20 minutes swim. It was tough and I was winded and did all three strokes, crawl, back and my version of breaststroke. Then 25 minutes of deep water running with five times pickup set that includes knee pumps of 75 @ 5K effort, 50 @ 800m effort and 25 @ Max effort. Each set leaves me quite breathless – good workout. 15 minutes in hot tub Whirlpool felt good, plus some extended calf stretches to finish up.
Visit with podiatrist tomorrow for heel pain.
Heel update – very tender, sore in a.m.
Orthotics – Walked with them for first time in 2 weeks, to and from clubhouse. That is a total of about 600yds.