Last night I treated myself. I haven't run since Saturday where I ran 3.5 miles followed by assembling some new patio furniture and then by 8pm I could barely walk my back was so sore. From running? From assembling four chairs and two ottomans? Who knows. I do know however, that I needed a massage.
I quickly emailed my massage therapist Lily. She had massaged me through my ultra training/running days last year. Lily is Coach Nikon's wife (and now ultra-runner in crime) and a miracle worker.
Coach Nikon had told me a while back that Lily had one of these . . .
After an hour in Lily's care I felt amazing. I slept amazing (first time in a long time) and for the first time in a very long time, I can finally stand on my right leg without any pain shooting through my hip/back area. Success!
I think I may need to schedule a Lily massage maybe one more or two more times before Trailbaby gets here (ahem, Vans are you reading this? . . . Happy Wife = Happy Life). Lily is not only amazingly sweet and nice, she is a master at her craft, affordable and has helped tons of people get through injuries, post race soreness and of course pregnancy induced aches and pains.
If you can, contact her. Schedule a massage and be prepared to have one of the best massages ever!
You can click the logo on my side bar to open up Lily's contact page where you can call and/or email her for a massage. Do it. You won't be disappointed!