I did something three days ago that I hadn't done since June 6. I put a running entry in my training log. It wasn't a long run – only 3.5 miles. That run was followed by a day off and then another run of 3.5 miles yesterday. If things work out, I'll try another run tomorrow. If not, then the next day. I have a feeling that this foot of mine is always going to have "issues". What I'm hoping is, I'll at least be able to run three or four times a week, even if it's only fairly short runs.
It's taken me a while to build up the courage to try a run. A wonderful email I got from one of the Posse members, along with a short jog to pick up an errant golf ball that reminded me how good it feels to run, combined to put me over the hump and induce me to lace up the Asics for the 3.5 miles. Each step was its own little adventure. Staying on soft pine needles and packed sand helped cushion the impact of each step enough to make much of the run at least comfortable. We'll see how it goes.