So… apparently, not everyone knows what “on your left” means. Some people hear the saying and think only “left” and head in that direction. When this occurs, it’s often not good. In my case, the misunderstood statement lead to me veering even further left than intended followed by a rolling of the ankle. I hopped, I hobbled, I assessed the situation, and opted to continue.
It may not have been my best decision of the week but given the fact that I needed this run in the worst of ways, coupled with the fact that the sun was shining for the first time in weeks, I willed myself onwards. And while I was running, I felt no pain. Running was nearly effortless — leading me to believe that possibly my ankle was okay and that my cross training had been good.