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Easing my way back after 9 months out

Easing my way back after 9 months out


Postby gammy leg walker » Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:47 pm

Route description: Seana Bhraigh

Munros included on this walk: Seana Bhraigh

Date walked: 03/04/2016

Time taken: 10 hours

Distance: 28.5 km

Ascent: 1095m

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Not sure where or how I was going to start this TR lets just say the last 9 months havent been the best health wise for gammy leg walker,one health issue after another kept cropping up for the gammy knee to hospitalization with a few different issues meant climbing anything more taxing the into bed at the end of the day was never going to happen.So to say I was apprehensive when starting back out was putting it mildly to say the least,and if your starting back why not just go for it in a big way and see exactly where I was health & fitness wise.

My thanks must go to my very good friends Jonny616 & Pollyh for all the encouragement on this one if its wasnt for them I would have given up long before we reached the summit.

Ive kept the words written on this one short,hope you all enjoy the pictures and next time I hope to write a more detailed TR,many thanks Gammy Leg WalkerImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImage
Last edited by gammy leg walker on Mon May 16, 2016 2:52 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby SAVAGEALICE » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:33 pm

well done GLW :clap: :D
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby dogplodder » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:36 pm

Good to see you back - and that's certainly taking the bull by the horns doing that one! :clap:
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby Graeme D » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:58 pm

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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby kev_russ » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:01 pm

Nice pics gammy and guid tae see you back :)
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby litljortindan » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:14 pm

Well done! That's a big undertaking with such a long break but a great hill to test yourself on. Hope it all goes well from now.
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby laconic surf » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:17 pm

You can never keep a good man down. Good luck getting out there more in 2016 8)
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby Silverhill » Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:03 pm

Hurrah you're out in the hills again! :D Great walk to 'ease' yourself back in. You even had views :wink: .
I look forward to reading your next reports!
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby rockhopper » Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:36 pm

good to see you back........even if you didn't bring the clag with you on this one :wink: :wink: - cheers :)
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby tomyboy73 » Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:53 am

Well done, sorry you won't be out this weekend
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby basscadet » Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:41 pm

Brilliant effort to do such a long day :) You must be super fit :clap:
Its only been 22 weeks since I broke my ankle, but have been listed for another operation which will hopefully help so I know exactly how tough it is away from the hills.. I haven't been nearly as disciplined as you, with a string of fails on my hands as have been trying too much too soon :lol:
I do hope your recovery continues and you feel obliged to change your username soon 8)
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby LeithySuburbs » Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:53 pm

"Easing my way back after 9 months out" - I thought that you had just put on a bit of weight :-P .
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby spiderwebb » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:26 am

Its surprising how the time flies, and I remember the walk in Affric where you had to turn back when your knee gave way. Only you knew it was he day over, we could only look on in despair. But this walk must have given you a huge boost and so well deserved as that is some hike for your first in so many months. It made me look back and realise that its 6 months since I stood on any summit myself :(

I'm deeply proud to call you my friend and to see this success brought a tear to the eyes, that's just how it is at present :clap:
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby Collaciotach » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:32 pm

'S math a rínn sibh a' bhalaich .......... well done thon man :clap:
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Re: Easing my way back after 9 months out

Postby gammy leg walker » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:10 pm

Many thanks to all who took the time and effort to post a reply on this one glw
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