OMG, I have found hiking nirvana

OMG, I have found hiking nirvana

Or at least a palliative for Morton’s Neuroma.  Seriously, MN is one of the creaky old things I deal with when I hike. Mine is an inflammation of the nerve between the 2d and 3rd metatarsal on my  right foot. Most people get this between the 3rd and 4th, but what can I say, I’m special. A flare up feels like I’m hiking with a pebble in my shoe and if I don’t stop and manipulate the metatarsals, I end up…

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Training for a Really Long Hike

Training for a Really Long Hike

I spend a lot of, ok some, time training and planning my training. I’m going to be 59 next week and have all the issues of anyone who has used her body for 59 years. I’ve had Plantar Fasciitis (now evidently called Fasciosis), Morton’s Neuroma, tight muscles, and a predilection toward avoiding all forms of exercise in favor of perusing kitten videos on FaceBook. I do have a training plan. I use it as a rough guide and a way to…

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