Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Dactyl despair

I find it infuriating that with all the miles I train why do I lose a toenail during a mainly innocuous run.

When I got back from my snowy run yesterday I pulled my shoes off to find that my toenail was a bit sore and tender. I did what you are advised not to do and popped it with a sterilised needle and taped so it could dry up in situ and grow out naturally.

I am assuming that I must have stubbed it whilst my feet were cold and I had not felt it, otherwise it must have been because I had run 40 miles in a matter of 3 days and it just had enough. Who knows what my feet will be like as the GUCR training mileage racks up!!

1 comment:

  1. Oh, I know how you feel. I've been lucky this year and lost only one. I find it strange that sometimes I have no problem and then the next day my toe would get sore because my shoe is pressing against it. I sometimes cut my shoes open.