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Monday, March 26, 2012

Bye Bye ACL. It's been nice knowing you.

Well ACL #2, we've had a good 15 year run together. You stepped in when ACL #1 gave way on the ski slopes in the Alps. You restored me to full mobility and activity within a few short months and I felt as good as new. We've completed an Olympic distance triathlon and run three marathons together, two half marathons and countless shorter races as well as chased after two little boys. You stuck by me as I learned to cross-country and telemark ski and to surf.

But, now it's come time to part ways. Today, you will be replaced by ACL #3. I can only hope that it will be as good to me as you have been. To be fair, I actually hope that it is better than you because I really don't want to have to go through this again. I'm not sure I could handle a 4th ACL in my life. So, if you get a chance in the OR, can you please just have a little chat with ACL #3? I'd appreciate it.

Also, to remember today and one of the main reasons why I am having surgery, I'm linking up one of my favorite posts of all time - riding my first wave on a surfboard - to celebrate Alison's and Ado's 1st Blogoversary Blog Bash! Come check it out and you can join in too!


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5 Comments:

At March 26, 2012 at 9:17 AM , Blogger Jolene said...

Thinking of you today and sending you strength and a speedy recovery!

 
At March 26, 2012 at 10:20 AM , Anonymous Martha @ runninginmommyland said...

Will be thinking of you today!!!! And like Jolene said....sending you strength and a speedy recovery!

 
At March 26, 2012 at 6:48 PM , Blogger Christine said...

Thank you both!! I very much appreciate it and it means a lot to me. Now on the road to recovery!! :-)

 
At March 27, 2012 at 11:12 PM , Blogger OatmealBowl said...

I think that was an awesome post to link up! You surfing obsessed girl! I didn't know you ran all those marathons + triathlon? You are my hero. Even though I am not a big runner. Sounds like everything went okay? Hope you don't have to go thru it again either! To a quick recovery!

 
At March 28, 2012 at 9:36 AM , Blogger Christine said...

Yes! Everything went well and all fixed (fingers crossed)!! I thought that the surfing post would be a good reminder for myself for why I am doing this and why I love being active.

 

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