Getting It Back

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Re: Getting It Back

Post by kirker » Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:40 pm

Artsay wrote:Three big injuries and eight months later I'm finally back to climbing. I'm climbing less than two number grades below what I was previously climbing and man, does it feel hard.

Has anyone been there and have a ballpark as to how long it takes to get it back? I've had to take six weeks off before for an injury but this is much different. Fortunately I can climb outside three days a week and train in a climbing gym.

Any suggestions appreciated.

Michelle
Not to change the subject, but what are you recovering from?

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Post by ynot » Tue Oct 10, 2006 7:11 pm

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Re: Getting It Back

Post by Artsay » Tue Oct 10, 2006 9:01 pm

kirker wrote:Not to change the subject, but what are you recovering from?
How much time ya got?

To sum it up:
A bulging disc in C5-6
A bike wreck that laid me up for 2 months
Sever tendonitis in my right shoulder (from the bulgie)

But tons of physical therapy, pain killers, a cortisone shot, and 10 pounds later...I'M BACK! Oh yea, did I mention I got badly burned by an ice pack (frost nip)? Yep, it's been a realy *fun* eight months... :roll:
Does he have a strange bear claw like appendage protruding from his neck? He kep petting it.

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Post by JB » Tue Oct 10, 2006 11:06 pm

i can't help... but i'll bet you bounce back fast... also, when you "get it back", can you get a little extra for me? i'm in PT for my ankle that i busted in April and have to get ready for a hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon in January. YIKES!
[size=75]i may be weak, but i have bad technique[/size]

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Post by SikMonkey » Wed Oct 11, 2006 1:19 pm

Wow, what a bunch of boke down old climbers! :D What happened to the days of rubbing some dirt on your wounds to soak up the blood and drinking a fifth of whiskey to dull the pain while you were climbing? The other day, I was on a climb (yes, I still climb outside SOMETIMES) and I broke my damn pelvis....did I let that stop me? Hell no! I taped up and kept climbing. When I got home, I drank some Nyquil (because that shit will cure ANYTHING) mixed with a bit of beer, coffee and wing sauce and VOILA! My pelvis is fine! Now you may ask, Sik, why the strange brew? Well, first, the key to life is maintaining the balance between your caffeine and alcohol intake. Secondly, I like wing sauce. It is both delicious AND nutritious.

Just kidding guys. Get well soon.

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Post by pigsteak » Wed Oct 11, 2006 1:48 pm

sik..they ain't sick..just whiney old ladies..all of them...artsay, rhunt, jb and meadows....

"oh lookey at me..I have a quadruple semi aortic flush valve inserted in the rug munching orifice that crumbled under my heinous crimp strength."...brah.

go balance on this wobble ball freakoids. :twisted:
Positive vibes brah...positive vibes.

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Post by JB » Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:02 pm

i'm a whiney old lady for sure!
[size=75]i may be weak, but i have bad technique[/size]

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Post by RRO » Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:18 pm

and forgetful too
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Post by JB » Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:23 pm

oh crap, what did i forget this time?
[size=75]i may be weak, but i have bad technique[/size]

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Post by rhunt » Wed Oct 11, 2006 3:04 pm

Hey Pigsteak when you turn 40 this spring, your turn will be coming.
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Post by pigsteak » Wed Oct 11, 2006 3:30 pm

rhunt wrote:Hey Pigsteak when you turn 40 this spring, your turn will be coming.
that's what I'm talking about rhunt..I am older than everyone of you sissies....suck it up, take sik's advice, and climb without the whining.

or at the very least, learn how to spray better where people feel sorry for your plight..that is what i will work on this winter..."o look at poor piglet..he looks so pathetic on sighting 13c in his bunny slippers and white coat..."
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Post by rhunt » Wed Oct 11, 2006 3:50 pm

ok piggie I'll take my lessons from you from now on.

oh and you might want to edit your post. You said 13c instead of 10c...opps that must have been a type-o or wishful thinking..something like that :lol:
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Post by pigsteak » Wed Oct 11, 2006 3:51 pm

subtle spray..brah...subtle spray..... and a bit of dementia
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Post by SikMonkey » Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:01 pm

All of this talk about being injured reminds me of a time, long ago, when men were men and the sheep were nervous.....


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Post by Steve » Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:10 pm

But here is the really deep question...Can you get it back if you never had it?
I see they are still lopping off mountains in Eastern Kentucky. Electricity isn't cheap.

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