Ending 2015 with knee injuries was the bitter icing on what had already been a pretty unsavory cake. I spent all of 2015 struggling to come to terms with the loss of my brother, treading an unhealthy line between not caring about anything at all and obsessively worrying about my living loved ones. When I hurt my left knee early in the year (exercise related) I didn't care enough to deal with it or my HMO, so I powered on. But when I hurt both knees badly at the Avengers Half Marathon in November, I knew I would have to succumb to the horrors of my HMO and begin my physical recovery.Read More
'Twas the night before Avengers Half Weekend and not a suitcase was packed,
I don't even want to run these races and that is a fact.
Deferral is pricey and I am low on money,
the truth is I'd much rather stay home with my honey.
My knee may be hurt and I fear it will get worse,
I'd rather sit these out and avoid a doctor or nurse.