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#6874 - 05/25/03 04:17 PM And There Was Another One . . .

Hey. Every few months, I post a topic like this, mostly to do some griping. So, here goes . . .

About two and a half weeks ago, I had my elbow hyper-extended. Still tender, hurts to do pretty much anything. So; no kata practice, no bagwork, scratching my nose, et al. Top that off, I was kicked in the solar plexus that same night, which re-separated a rib I had cracked/separated from my sternum at my Sho Dan test.

I start physical therapy (w/huge rubber band) tomorrow. Maybe that'll speed things up. I'm getting pretty antsy not doing karate or lifting weights.

Anyone else wish to gripe, please, PLEASE do so, as I won't stick out like a sore thumb (no pun).


#6875 - 05/25/03 07:56 PM Re: And There Was Another One . . .
Reiki Offline
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Hiya Vash

Sorry about yr injury - it sounds Ouchy

Suggest U see JohnL's post in energy arts

He's another hurt one...

Why not do some foot & leg work instead?

#6876 - 05/26/03 01:35 AM Re: And There Was Another One . . .

Laziness. And no leg machines.

#6877 - 05/26/03 04:42 AM Re: And There Was Another One . . .
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Vash:
Laziness. And no leg machines.[/QUOTE]

Hindu squats - when you can do 500, start one legged hindu squats.

This will take a long time, as well as making your legs mega strong!

#6878 - 05/27/03 05:19 PM Re: And There Was Another One . . .
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why not do some squats & kicks?
[No machines needed other than yr legs!]

I do like the sound of the 1 legged hindu squats! Might try these on the class! [IMG][/IMG]

#6879 - 05/29/03 10:47 AM Re: And There Was Another One . . .

Well, stuff seems to be coming around.

I started physical therapy on my elbow yesterday. Three hooj rubber bands tied together. Wow. Should be another week or two before I can lift again.

My rib too seems to be getting better. Still hurts, moves when I try to sit up, stand up, breath, etc.

Anyway, more griping to come.


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