2009 Massachusetts Strongman Championship, yesterday. Trip to the ER also yesterday.
Event 1: Log Press 250lb. Max Reps, 1 Clean.
I got 5-7 in training with the log, yesterday I was hurt after the 2nd rep.
First batch of results are in: Skeletal alteration to my right shoulder, and a tear in the right Rotator Cuff, I have to have MRI's done on this shoulder next week, along with setting up physical therapy for it thereafter.
Event 2: Axle Dead Lift, 570lb, max reps.
I get 5 or so reps w/ this weight in training, yesterday I had the pain after rep 1, I will post pictures soon of me actually grabbing my spine after the rep, yet I went for 2 more. Bad news to follow.......
Second bad news head f*ck is: Herniated Disks, L4 & L5, as well as Spinal Nerve damage, I was told by both the Dr. and the NeuroSurgeon (though he wasn't there, he was just emailed my MRI's that surgery is likely on my back. I will say no.
Next week I have to go in for steroid injections to my Spine, and discuss the road to therapy, and what the ramifications are for surgery.......
As for the show, I was ahead of one person before being injured, so at least (when I left) I wasn't in last place.
So begins the road to recovery for me, all I want is to get back at it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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