After 6 months of training and two marathons, my feet are a hot mess.
Both big toenails are DOA and the joints are achy. My second toenail on my right foot is not long for this world.
I'm convinced I have knots in both arches. Did you know you could get a knot in your foot?
At about mile 11 of a 16 mile run, I seriously considered calling it a day. Both feet were killing me, like mile 25 of a marathon killing me, and I could feel every nerve in my toes as they slammed against the front of my shoes.
It's never been like this before.
I've lost toenails, dealt with achy toe joints and tired feet, but NEVER at the same time.
As soon as the run was done (of course I couldn't give up) I took my sneakers off, took a shower, got dressed, got in the car to go to my kids' swim lessons, and ordered a new pair of shoes in a bigger size. They should be here today. Thank you Amazon Prime.
In the meantime, I'm soaking my feet in a bucket I found in the basement and giving my husband pathetic looks until he gets the hint and rubs my feet.
The struggle is real.
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