Friday, 7 January 2011

Cracking up

Foot care has come of a bit of an obsession with me at the moment especially after the recent wet and cold weather has caused the thickened skin on my heels to crack and bleed. This has meant have rubbed down the callouses and applied some really great foot treatment cream that I got as a Christmas present.

Things appeared to improve greatly with this care or so it seemed! On returning from my brisk 7 mile run last night I pulled off my running shoes and socks to find blood (not a lot) on the achilles area of my left foot and on inspecting found that the hardened skin in that area had cracked too.

I never, ever thought that when I started this journey that I would ever get injuries like this, so it looks like intensive foot cream treatment again and plasters for Sunday's run.....which reminds me, I must learn how to tape feet properly.

2 comments:

  1. Do you know this book? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fixing-Your-Feet-Prevention-Treatment/dp/0899974171/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1294520298&sr=1-2 It is written by a guy who helped countless ultra runners during competitions like Western States and such.

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  2. That's great Ewa, I will wait until pay day :-)

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