Saturday, August 15, 2020

Minor Injury Brings Worry


I enjoy summer. I have activities I like to do. I like the heat, the sweat, the possibilities.

When the middle of August rolls around I am reminded that the clock is ticking and the last hot day, session on the river, bike ride in only Lycra, may be at hand.

I stubbed my toe wading in the river a few days ago – a minor injury – but one so painful it brought a limp to my walk.

I’ve since learned that riding a bike is fine. I suspect the toe will be improved in a few days and I just need to chill out.

Considering the mayhem of recent weeks/months, I count my blessings and am grateful for having been able to get outside a bit.

I’m going to ice the toe down and figure I’ll tape it up in a few days if the wind blows strong.

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