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Plantar Plate Tear Injury

My Partial Plantar Plate Tear Journey

If you’re here via Google search after being diagnosed with a plantar plate tear … I’m so sorry you’re injured, that SUCKS! And I know there aren’t many bloggers who have dealt with this pesky injury. I can tell from the many comments and emails I’ve received. Between work, writing, and other Joyful Miles responsibilities [...]


First off, to anyone who has left comments on previous blog posts or emailed me privately, I owe you a huge apology for responding late. That was a shitty thing to do. Yes, I said shitty. Because it was. And sure, I’ve been very burned out and busy this year, but that’s no excuse. So [...]


Injury Update: I AM HEALED!!!!!

Partial Plantar Plate Tear Injury Update: I'm Healed!

Wow, I’ve been waiting a long time to write this blog post and make this video! My partial plantar plate tear has finally healed so I can start running again! Well, after a lot more work … it’s going to take another three months to get back to normal. But for now, I’ve been given [...]

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April Progress Report and Injury Update

April Progress Report and Injury Update | Tuesdays on the Run

Today’s topic for the Tuesdays on the Run Blog Link Up hosted by My No Guilt Life, Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and MCM Mama Runs is Rate Your Month where bloggers chat about their running progress. So far, I’ve avoided this topic because … yep, still no running after seven long months! But since I’m trying to do [...]


My Partial Plantar Plate Tear Injury: The Full Scoop

My Partial Plantar Plate Tear Injury: The Full Scoop

I haven’t been able to run in eight months. Eight. Long. Frustrating. Months. Another thing I haven’t done during this time is a good job blogging about my partial plantar plate tear injury. I’ve given Coping with Injury tips, and given a few updates and did some videos on YouTube, but I’ve yet to truly dig [...]


January Injury Update: New hip for Bob, new hope for me!

Oh, what a difference a couple of weeks can make! As I mentioned in my last Injury Update post, I’ve been rather depressed from a combination of being injured, out of shape, and sick. (And I wasn’t afraid to talk about it, either!) Something wonderful happened on Day 7, however: Jackey, Rob, and I registered for for [...]