When Life Tells You Not To Run, Organize!Posted: January 11, 2011
Today I went for a second opinion on my foot pain. I made this appointment before I had my knee flair up. I went to an actual podiatrist who specializes in feet and not general orthopedics. Don’t get me wrong, I trust the orthopedist but I knew it wasn’t a bone issue, and I was right.
The podiatrist told me that I have enflamed tendons aka tendonitis in my foot caused by my incorrect running in the Vibrams and with due to a slight pronation. I actually pronate more on my left than my right – go figure. Good news is my insurance will cover my orthotics in full, which I didn’t think they would do and we have a plan if they do not work. I am also hoping that with the correction in my stride my IT band will have less issues. I’m getting fitted next Thursday so I hope to be in my new feet soon. I know this goes against all things Vibrams, but I talked in detail with my doctor and he said they are great shoes, just not for running. For now I will agree – I want to run again!
So what does one do when the hours of 4:30-6:00 usually include a trip to the gym?
I went to Real Simple today and figured out some good ideas for organizing my kitchen and closets. I got right to work when I got home.
A few before and after shots for you!
Under the sink – food storage items with cleanings stuff (VERY BAD!) Lots of plastic bags from my roommates shopping trips, and dish rack.
After – no food storage, plastic bags in an old coffee can behind the divider, dish rack and cleaning supplies.
I got rid of a lot of stuff but most of it went to another drawer where I keep things I use but less often.
This drawer + this drawer
Became this one!
I know it is not really very organized but it is much better than it was! Wonder where the food storage items went?
The empty combined drawer above!
Now I need to work on my pantry – it is a mess!
Icing the foot and hitting the hay early. I may have to hit up Ikea this week…must set budget first!