Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Down For The Count

I hurt my knee again. AGAIN! One week before I'm supposed to run my 10K. WHY??? I have no idea how I injured it this time. I suppose it could have still been touchy since the last time I injured it. I don't know, but it really hurts.

I know it isn't a big deal in the grand scheme of things, but it pisses me off. I don't often get to compete in 10K races because I am always pregnant or nursing, so when I finally do get in shape again and all the cards fall in to place I want to take advantage when I can. This just sucks. I am really pissed. The last time I hurt my knee I had to stop running for a month before it healed. Did I mention that I am a little pissed about this? Suckity, suck, suck, suckage.

I know I haven't been around to your blogs much lately. I beg you to be patient with me. It has been craziness around here. And now on top of everything else I have to keep my knee iced and elevated so that there is a snowball's chance in hell I might be able to run next week. Unfortunately, my friggin granny knee hurts just sitting at this desk (WHY don't I have a LAPTOP???????) so I have to get back to my couch. I promise I will be around to see you all soon. "Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon- and for the rest of your life."* Oh wait, what?

In the meantime, keep your fingers crossed that I'm just down and not out.

-I think I'm done whining now.
-Sorry.



*Casablanca, people! Sheesh.

39 comments:

tweetey30 said...

Good luck with the knee and stop by anytime you have time and feel up to it.. I understand choas when you say it. I mean homeschooling and having two little ones.. Its a mess sometimes...

Laura said...

Oh pooor you! Could it be miniscus (SP??) - this impacts my hubby and hurts like heck and stops him from running. Good luck - hope you feel better soon.

ewe are here said...

I feel your pain...I've lost track of all the knee surgeries and physio I've had on mine...

I sincerely hope it's not too serious... but take it easy for a while and give it some time to heal.

Mel said...

"Suckity, suck, suck, suckage." You are *the* poet my friend. I know you're upset...but obviously that knee of yours is trying to tell you something...didn't you just say you needed a rest? I know...feel free to smack me at anytime.

Kelli @ Gohn Crazy said...

I am so sorry. That really stinks. I do hope that with a little TLC it will be back in shape in no time.

scrap chair potato said...

Oh no! I hope you heal quickly.

wright said...

Ugh, I'm sorry about your knee! I hope it heals quickly!

abritdifferent said...

I had a lot of posts to catch up on since I was gone for so long and then took a break from my break, but read them all I did!

I really wish knees were quick fixes, but sadly they're not. I hope you get to run in your 10k.

Lisa said...

NO FUN!!! Hope it gets better soon!

Jeni said...

Take care of that knee now -or you'll end up later in life with more problems than you can shake a stick at!
Hope it heals well enough for you to do the "run" though as you've really worked hard to get yourself ready for that.

Krystyn said...

Oh, that is suckity, suck, suck!

I have bad knees, so I just don't run. If/when I do, they hurt immediately and I have to load up on ibuprofen and ice.

I sure hope it heals super, duper fast!!

Kelly said...

That absolutely stinks!! I hope your knee heals quickly so you can race. Isn't your hubby out of town too?? I hope you have help getting around and taking care of the kiddos. Take care.

Mom24 said...

Whine away! I am so sorry. Hope you heal soon.

Tammy said...

If that happened to me I would whine too. Hope it heals quickly.

Rebecca Ramsey said...

I'm sorry!
If it makes you feel any better, when I climb the stairs it sounds like popcorn popping! (I've become the lady I used to make fun of as a teen for being old!)

anglophilefootballfanatic.com said...

That does suck. I'm sorry, Kat. And, you really do need to get a lappy. It makes life MUCH easier.

Brittany said...

yuck! feel well soon!

The Griper said...

he chuckles at his thought. ever consider, kat, that your body is trying to tell you to treat it in a sane manner and that running in one of those races is a case of insanity. :)

Robyn said...

I hope your knee gets better!

Fire Hunt said...

I hope you heal quickly.

just jamie said...

OH MAN! Major bummer. So sorry for your injury my friend.

Musings of a Homeschooling Mom said...

Ouch! I hope your knee heals quickly! I hope you're able to run next week!

RiverPoet said...

Ouch! I hope you're up and running (no pun intended) again soon!

Peace - D

Hilary said...

Poor you. I hope you heal soon.

wheelsonthebus said...

be careful -- knees are forever

Wendy said...

I hope your knee heals soon!

My favorite quote is "I am shocked, I say shocked to find gambling going on here." "Here are your winnings, sir." Cracks me up every time.

Nap Warden said...

Oh no!!! Fingers crossed...

Dawn said...

That's horrible! It's o.k. to whine once in awhile. ;) Especially about an ouchie knee. I hope it heals quickly.

Chris said...

I really hope you heal soon. You deserve a laptop -- AT LEAST!
Oh, and bravo for the subtle Casablanca reference!
This could be the start of ...oh never mind.

lime said...

rats, well i do hope it's just a minor blip and you'll still be able to run the race.

Tam said...

HOPE you are feeling better soon. MY Hubs is running Saturday but right now he has the worst cough ever. He was really looking forward to this run. Take CARE!

Maryeliz said...

Oh no. I'm really sorry to hear! Take it easy and take care of yourself. Knee injuries are so frustrating and painful.

painted maypole said...

you and my hubby would make a great gimpy pair.

hope you heal soon!

Kelley said...

I know how frustrating it is to get injured at the end. I got a hairline fracture in the bottom of my right leg on the 16th mile of a 16 mile run about 3 weeks before I was supposed to run a marathon. What a bummer!

imbeingheldhostage said...

THAT was whining? Gosh no wonder people have stopped reading my blog.
You know, I am a firm believer in the "things happen for a reason" theory and maybe you are just supposed to not run because something really terrific is going to happen and you need to be home. Sorry, I'm trying that "glass half full thing". I know, I'll stop. Sorry Kat!

Karen MEG said...

Oh no, that's too bad... you must be so disappointed (and need to be reminded of that by me, sorry).

Take care of that knee; I am not a runner by any means, so I really admire you for even THINKING of running a 10k. But it's important it heals, you know, for the next time.

Hang in there!!! And you deserve a laptop ... maybe hint at the hubs (that's how I got mine, well, I didn't hint, I sorta said "I want a laptop for Christmas" LOL!)

Elaine A. said...

Oh honey, I'm sorry. I really am. And it's SO ok to whine if you want. I would be doing the same thing! Trust me. I hope and pray that you can do your run. So, don't worry about not visitng us, K? Just get better. And of course, keep us "posted!" ; )

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

That bites! I'm so sorry about your knee.

Kristen said...

I am hoping that since I am in the middle of the worst computer situation, that your knee already feels better!!

Hears to very quick healing coming your way! :)

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