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fahim mohammed

Active member
Plantar fasciitis!!

It was and is painful. How much pain can one bear? What is the limit?

The goal had been set. The training had gone very well, since the beginning of the year.

Then it happened. Pain in the heel. MRI. Stem cell injection. Trip to the States. Chicago. Doctors. Hospitals.

' It will go away, gradually ', they said.

But what about the challenge. It was the dream. It had to be accomplished.
Pain or no pain. Sun or rain.

Back to NYC, N.Y.

Dateline: 11/5/2017. 1000hrs.

The 2017 New York City Marathon. 42 Kms.
It had to be completed! The race had to be run. The challenge had to be met and overcome. The courage had to be summoned. The pain had to be conquered. The will to achieve had to succeed.


It is all in the mind, grasshopper. All in the mind. Believe; and it shall be achieved. Seek and you shall find.


The pain might bring one to one's knees; but to paraphrase Rumi...

“When the pain pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.”
 

Nicolas Claris

Administrator/Moderator
Wow! That is amazing and fantastic Fahim!
Kudos Hat and a knee down to Madame : ) (Chapeau bas et genou à terre)
Respect!
 

fahim mohammed

Active member
Antonio, I have no idea what make of sneakers she wore that day. But they did have a specialist made insole.

Thanks for looking in.
 

fahim mohammed

Active member
Nicolas, our good friend.

She is reading your so so very generous compliment.

I am being asked to convey our thanks and the very best wishes to yourself and your dear family.

Thank you kindly.
Best regards.

Wow! That is amazing and fantastic Fahim!
Kudos Hat and a knee down to Madame : ) (Chapeau bas et genou à terre)
Respect!
 

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
Plantar fasciitis!!

It was and is painful. How much pain can one bear? What is the limit?

The goal had been set. The training had gone very well, since the beginning of the year.

Then it happened. Pain in the heel. MRI. Stem cell injection. Trip to the States. Chicago. Doctors. Hospitals.

' It will go away, gradually ', they said.

But what about the challenge. It was the dream. It had to be accomplished.
Pain or no pain. Sun or rain.

Back to NYC, N.Y.

Dateline: 11/5/2016. 1000hrs.

The 2017 New York City Marathon. 42 Kms.
It had to be completed! The race had to be run. The challenge had to be met and overcome. The courage had to be summoned. The pain had to be conquered. The will to achieve had to succeed.

I read carefully, my eyes work from the first line and my small screen only reveals text at first!

I thought, this is terrible, Fahim has plantar fasciitis. He needs to stay mobile and this is a bummer! Running? He's totally crazy! He can't be doing this. Is he suicidal or what. He could collapse after 15 minutes!


Then I saw the beautiful picture and I was so relieved and happy and proud of you both. I have always admired Ayesha's tenacity and ability to train past everyday folks endurance and will power.

She is not only a role model for women but for me too!

Bravo Ayesha!

....and you are safe, Fahim. You had be worried for a moment.

In awe!

Asher
 

fahim mohammed

Active member
Asher, Charlotte and Jarmo...

Messages read. Lots of thanks being conveyed.

Now my turn to take a well deserved vacation...maybe Hanoi and Philippines this time around.

 
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