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westy

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The first time you haven't woken up stiff for years! :eek:
 

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Hey guys.

Been a long time since I've talked about my ankle.

Basically, I've been following (religiously - sort of) an ankle mobility and strengthening routine for just over 3 weeks now. I've also been taking GLC2000. My ankle hasn't felt this good for some years. I'm not going to push it and begin running (just yet), but I don't think I'm a million miles away now. I'm not saying the military is still possible, it probably isn't, but the pain has reduced significantly, mobility has improved drastically, and I'm feeling stronger on it.

So much so, I got up and down Scafell Pike without too many dramas yesterday. And even better, I'm not stiff today! That was the biggie for me. It wasn't stiff, I couldn't believe it.
Class act mate, would you not even think about the TA, even a support role like RLC or something? Not being nasty just genuinely asking if RM/Para etc was to demanding on your ankle?
 

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The first time you haven't woken up stiff for years! :eek:
Typical.

Class act mate, would you not even think about the TA, even a support role like RLC or something? Not being nasty just genuinely asking if RM/Para etc was to demanding on your ankle?
I know you're not being nasty haha. Like I said, I doubt I will ever be in a position to go for the fighting units, but you never know. If we extrapolate the improvements over the last 3 weeks, on to the next 3 weeks, then I'd say I could probably go jogging in 3 weeks time, but as we all know, it doesn't work like that.

While the military would be good, my main aim is to begin jogging for fun again. I'll cross the military bridge if it comes to it.
 

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Callum! Where have you been hiding all these months? Has Baron been holding you hostage on this thread, unable to move til someone said something in it again???
Baron! Explain yourself!
 
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Have I really been that quiet? Work, trying for jobs in more hilly, snowy climes and being rejected for said jobs takes up a lot of my time.
 

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Have I really been that quiet? Work, trying for jobs in more hilly, snowy climes and being rejected for said jobs takes up a lot of my time.
Yeah not heard a peep from you since I left for RT!

Hmm. Never mind. Think I know why... :rolleyes:
 

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2011
June: Started 1st Application
July: Shin Splints (Before sending off application papers)

2012:
January: Start 2nd Application
June: TMU'd (Doctor worried about shin splints returning)

2013:
July: Interview
October: Medical passed
November: PJFT passed

2014:
January: PRMC passed (Tore my Right Quadricep 10 days prior)
February: TMU'd until i am able to train fully without return of tear.
April (Currently) Soon to call AFCO and book 3rd Medical then have a 3 month MST wait before starting training!

Patience; all good things come to those who wait.
 

Xerath

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2011
June: Started 1st Application
July: Shin Splints (Before sending off application papers)

2012:
January: Start 2nd Application
June: TMU'd (Doctor worried about shin splints returning)

2013:
July: Interview
October: Medical passed
November: PJFT passed

2014:
January: PRMC passed (Tore my Right Quadricep 10 days prior)
February: TMU'd until i am able to train fully without return of tear.
April (Currently) Soon to call AFCO and book 3rd Medical then have a 3 month MST wait before starting training!

Patience; all good things come to those who wait.
Just read your thread 'Aim for the heavens, get shot down' mate. Good to see things worked out for you in the end :)
 

JohnDoe

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2011
June: Started 1st Application
July: Shin Splints (Before sending off application papers)

2012:
January: Start 2nd Application
June: TMU'd (Doctor worried about shin splints returning)

2013:
July: Interview
October: Medical passed
November: PJFT passed

2014:
January: PRMC passed (Tore my Right Quadricep 10 days prior)
February: TMU'd until i am able to train fully without return of tear.
April (Currently) Soon to call AFCO and book 3rd Medical then have a 3 month MST wait before starting training!

Patience; all good things come to those who wait.
Was the total TMU for your quad tear 6 months?
 

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Just read your thread 'Aim for the heavens, get shot down' mate. Good to see things worked out for you in the end :)
Haha! I was just a kid back then mate, yeah it's taken a long while, persistence and patience ;)

Was the total TMU for your quad tear 6 months?
No I was not given an official TMU but told to book a re-medical when I was training at full strength with no pain again.
 
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