Yesterday I went back to the hospital to get my bandage changed. The doctor still remembered me, not that many foreigners go to local hospitals I presume. My ankle was feeling much better, but I was surprised to see that it was still swollen and blue below the bandage. I asked the doctor once again about running, and now he told me I should not run for the next month. Until then I should be very careful not to hurt the ankle again.
That means my marathon plans for next week are definitively off. I will probably still pick up my start number, but I am not sure if I will even be able to watch the runners if I cannot participate. Feeling a bit depressed because of not being able to run. The daily 1-2 hours on the treadmill had become a bit of an addiction, and suddenly stopping all activity is more difficult than I imagined.