I woke up this morning still in some pain after yesterday. This had me crying for a few hours, mostly from fear about having to drop out of NYC. Finally, I sucked it up and called a physical therapist. I'm going in on Wednesday. I'm 99% sure that I have ITBS, since I fit all of the symptoms. This sucks but compared to what could be wrong, I'll take it 20 times over.
How am I treating the pain till Wednesday? No running, obviously. But I also stayed out of the gym, because I don't know if the elliptical or bike will cause any further damage. I'm not blowing my dream of running NYC to ride a stationary bike for 10 minutes.
I picked up this bad boy at Target tonight, and it feels amazing on my IT band. In addition to massaging my leg I'm...
I do feel remarkably better from yesterday. Here's hoping tomorrow is also an improvement.
I'm Jenn! I'm a baker, blogger, sorta-runner, and writer living in Jacksonville, Florida!