Broken

Yes, the MRI showed a broken heel bone due to a stress fracture. So I’m definitely on the disabled list, probably for the rest of the season. But I hiked just shy of 1300 miles! from Springer Mountain Georgia to Wind Gap, Pennsylvania. 

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  • Macha : Jul 2nd

    Eva, so sorry you are injured. But what a marvelous accomplishment this hike is for you and Boomer. I’ve so enjoyed following you as you made your way up the trail. Your can-do attitude and perseverance are admirable. As a fellow physician (just retired) I’d hoped to be out there this year too but family needs came first. Hoping your heel heals 🙂 well. Pat yourself and Boomer on the back for me!

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  • Bridget McCullough : Jul 2nd

    Congratulations on completing 1300 miles! I’ve enjoyed following you and wish you quick & complete healing.

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  • Alexandra Maver : Jul 2nd

    Hi! Congratulations to you and Boomer! I have really enjoyed reading your journal and wish you all the best! Heal well and get back out there (Boomer too). Regards, Alexandra

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  • Therese : Jul 4th

    Congratulations on your accomplishment!!! You and Boomer have been terrific to follow. Heal quickly!

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  • Smokestack : Jul 6th

    Eva, sorry to hear about your foot. I had the same thing happen a few years back but I only made it to Daleville VA. Hope you and Boomer get back to the trail later or next year

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