Friday, 11 April 2008

Injury time.

Well I haven't been running for a couple of days due to a very painful ingrowing toe nail. I do intent to sort it out this weekend one way or another. My running shoes are big enough, broad enough and don't rub anywhere, so I can only think I have some kind of abnormality in the actual growth of my nail! However, as I know my fitness is better than it used to be, a few days res bite won't hurt. It hasn't exactly been running weather of late anyway, April showers?? Unless any body has any clues as to how to attack this problem? I will resort to freezing the offending area with an ice-cube and attempt to dig it out! Come rain or sleet or snow, some time this week end I will be out treading the tar mac AGAIN!!

4 comments:

nitebyrd said...

OUCH! Those are so painful. Other than having a doctor do surgery, I don't know. Supposedly if you cut a V in the middle of your nail the sides wouldn't grow in. That may be an old wives tale but could be worth a try.

Don't run in the rain, you'll get sick!

Indigo said...

Apparently the cutting of a v in the nail doesn't work, as the growth of the nail is already decided in the base of the nail, but thanks anyway.. guess I'll have to get some professional help, was hoping to save my £20-£30 and do it myself, a bit of DIY!!

Jackie Adshead said...

Ouch, sounds painful. Hope you get it sorted soon!

Indigo said...

Thanks Jackie~ will attack the offending nail tomorrow when I've had enough sleep and can focus, wouldn't want to miss!!