Like voting: not all unicorns and rainbows

It has now been two weeks since my injection. So the report: definitely better, but not perfect.

Example: I walked home from the gym without fear of pain; I wasn’t limping when I got home. I can handle six 2 mile walks per week. Less pain when doing the crawl.

BUT some pain is there (in dulled form) and I have to mind my posture. And it is still 40 minutes of PT every danged day… that is not going to change.

I can sympathize with those who hate working out at all; my PT is like that: unrewarding but necessary.

And voting is like that. You aren’t going to get everything you want. If you get even a 1/3 or even a 1/4 of what you want, you chose wisely, especially if that fraction is from your most important items.

Workout notes: started my PT late and didn’t walk before..didn’t want to walk in the rain after.


600 of the usual alternating side and back

200 of the usual front kick, free

200 in 3:38 with 50 back (too slow but I had no one to chase)

200 in 3:32 with 50 back (better)

100 in 1:42 with 50 back

100 in 1:42 with 50 back

50 in 0:48 with 50 back

50 in 0:47 with 50 back

200 pull in 3:36 (easy effort)

Weight: 205 afterward (probably bloated again)


Ok, 2 weeks. As I type this, the glute is feels like the nerve root, but that is sometimes hard to distinguish from genuine glute pain.

What I did: I walked, and did some belt squats (at greater depth..albeit light) and a set of 10 x 225 low handle deadlifts. Is that the culprit?

I felt ok after the workout though.

What I did:

2:40 worth of: PT, kind of a rough walk (first 1.7-1.8 were fine)

Strength: pull ups: 5, 5, 10, 10, 5 chin, 5 wide, 5 mixed, 5 mixed then 10 singles changing grip with each rep (plus 1 penalty rep)

push ups: 30 incline, 30 decline, 20 deficit, 10, 10

bench press: 9 x 145, 7 x 150, 7 x 150

deadlift: 10 x 134, 10 x 184, 10 x 220 (all felt easy, no residual anything)

shoulder press: 3 sets of 10 x 94

belt squat: better depth..but is this the glute pain culprit?