Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Not out of the woods but on a trail

Bruce: I can see you smiling. Let me guess, you managed to run 20 minutes without getting leprosy.
Tom: 21 minutes and leg feels alright.
Bruce: Did it ever occur to you that you may have never really been hurt at all?
Tom: No
Bruce: Did it occur to you that you are an idiot?
Tom: No, I know myself really well. My comeback will consist of piecing together increasingly longer bouts of health inter spaced with increasingly short bouts of soreness and time off. It is unrealistic for me to think I am going to have a clear ride back to health and fitness.
Bruce: So basically this log is not going to get any better for a while.
Tom: Correct

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


Bruce: Are we running tommorow?
Tom: Yes
Bruce: Enough said...

Monday, October 27, 2008

Even the title of the log did not prepare me for just how terrible this log is

Bruce: This log is terrible.
Tom: Yeah I know, nothing I can do about it at the moment.
Bruce: Do you ever run?
Tom: The week before I started this log I ran 50 miles.
Bruce: What is wrong with you?
Tom: The lateral left side of my knee is swollen and sore.
Bruce: How do you hurt your knee from no running?
Tom: It seems impossible to me as well.
Bruce: Any decent stories?
Tom: Nah, bad day.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Life and low grade inflamation

Bruce: Did not see you today.
Tom: Spent 12 hours in the library.
Bruce: What was the occasion.
Tom: A celebration of low grade inflamation in my life.
Bruce: I would say that is a good summary for the week.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

I am just being Myley

Bruce: This is embarrassing
Tom: Yeah I agree, I should have picked a different title.
Bruce: [Leaves]
Tom: Knee was sore today, weird, just being Tom.

Friday, October 24, 2008


Tom: Ahn-nyung
Bruce: What is wrong with you ?
Tom: It means hello in Korean
Bruce: Great, I will remeber that next time I am in Pyongyang.
Tom: Ran 30 minutes felt very good after a night of drinking Soju, Korean Potato wine.
Bruce: Congrats, might make it to double digit mileage for the week.
Tom: F-off.

Thursday, October 23, 2008


Bruce: Did you run today

Tom: Let me tell you a story

Bruce: Just answer the question

Tom: Come on, just listen. So my normal lunch date stood me up today.

Bruce: Real surprising

Tom: So instead of eating lunch by myself my intuition told me to go the student lounge and eat lunch there. So I went to the student lounge and my normal lunch date was sitting there waiting to hear a talk. Anyways we ended up making a dinner date instead.

Bruce: How does you being a stalker relate to my question?

Tom: The point is my intuition told me that I needed one more day to get through the soreness so I biked hard for an hour instead of running. I have learned to listen to my intuition.

Bruce: So basically another day off, nice running blog.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


Tom: I got in a 30 minute run today.
Bruce: Suprising
Tom: Aren't you going to ask me how it went.
Bruce: No
Tom: Calf and achilles still a bit sore but hopefully will loosen up.
Bruce: So this blog post is effectively saying that you managed to run 30 minutes with only moderate problems following two days off
Tom: Yes
Bruce: YOUR BACK.... F-ing muppet

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Are you serious?

Bruce: What are you kidding me? A training log?
Tom: Yeah I am getting the old training log back going.
Bruce: What are you going to put on it, now that you do not train?
Tom: Come on, I still run.
Bruce: Oh yeah, how much did you run today?
Tom: Day off.
Bruce: Yeah great first post.