Got confirmation that I need shoulder surgery on my other (right) side. It was the Spartan Spring race last May – I knew it was hurt but hoping it would recover and just kept aching. MRI confirmed a few weeks ago with similar damage as my left – not a huge tear but one that won’t heal by itself.
Super deflated initially as I was so looking forward to working strength and distance and now figuring out how to adapt my plans for next year. Spartan races are out but I found an alternative 50 mile, 15000′ elevation race in Sept that will be my new goal.
Surgery planned early March as we had already planned a scuba trip to the Philippines in February. That puts any upper body work out until September.