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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Comments 6

  • 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!

  • Bridget McCullough : Jul 2nd

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

  • 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

  • Therese : Jul 4th

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

  • 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


    It’s difficult to find experienced people in this particular topic, however, you seem like you know what you’re
    talking about! Thanks


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