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1521 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: May 3, 2010 7:49 AM by MikeDaMarine08
Cory Steiner Pro 61 posts since
Jul 14, 2009
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May 2, 2010 5:39 PM

Broke My Big Toe

Snapped my big toe 2 weeks ago at a karate tournament.  It looked dislocated so I asked a friend to pull on it after telling her that I didn't know what would happen.  Kinda "crinkled" into place and, like a good Marine, went back out and scored the winning point in the finals.  My wife then beat the crap out of me.

I then found out the next day that you can actually throw up from pain.  Then, on Monday, the dreaded x-ray showed a big honker of a jagged crack.  It was good training.

I finally don't need the walking shoe thing, but the training is taking a hit.  I guess I'll be OK by starting "The Program" on May 31st.  I wonder if 3:30 is now out of the question or maybe a possibility.  It's still pretty swollen and really tender, but I can still shoot (which is what really counts).

Hope to see you on Halloween.  I'll be masquerading as a runner.

  • dutch omi We're Not Worthy 5,642 posts since
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    1. May 2, 2010 5:48 PM (in response to Cory Steiner)
    Re: Broke My Big Toe

    That stinks!  Good luck with the recovery!  I think you'll have a chance at 3:30, you have 5 months to get there.  Good luck, just make sure your toe is all the way better.

  • BOSNPM We're Not Worthy 2,482 posts since
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    2. May 3, 2010 5:12 AM (in response to dutch omi)
    Re: Broke My Big Toe

    Amazing how much a big toe can hurt, I agree you still have a shot at 3:30.

  • MikeDaMarine08 We're Not Worthy 2,498 posts since
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    3. May 3, 2010 7:49 AM (in response to Cory Steiner)
    Re: Broke My Big Toe



    Talk to your Doctor about the possibility of pool running using an aqua jogger during your down time.  A good friend of mine used pool running while he was down for a stress fracture.  He came back almost to the point where he was before his injury.  Good Luck!




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