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Off day, tomorrow is First day of 3rd Week!

Sunday, May 06, 2012

I can't believe that I will be starting the 3rd week tomorrow! The time has seemed to fly by. I might have to repeat a day or two because I had a garage sale this weekend so I did not do the regular walking or run/walk. I did move a lot of stuff around, and was up and walking around the garage most of both days. Not to mention is was 90 degrees both days, so I was sweating it out. I counted that instead of doing what I usually do. Unfortunately my knee and ankle have been hurting because I have been up on them so much and my back just went out. I will be taking it easy today so I can get back into my groove tomorrow.

I am frustrated with the setback of my ankle and knee causing pain and my back not cooperating. I tore the ACL and MCL in my knee back in 2005 and had the cartilage that tore off removed but did not have it repaired because there was only a 50% chance of the surgery improving my mobility. I just did a lot of PT. A year later, I tripped and fell on the stairs and broke my ankle on the same side. Needless to say, I already have severe arthritis on that side and have a little bit of a limp. My back has not been the same after all of that because I compensate to have as even a gait as possible. I ended up with a couple of bulging discs and have to really be careful not to aggravate one injury because it affects the others. Now you know my background and why I am reluctant and afraid to start running. This is a HUGE challenge for me, not just because I am overweight. I am really enjoying it and actually look forward to my workouts now.

I did manage to do about 10 loads of laundry and a load of dishes as well as my crafty stuff and the garage sale. I am throwing a baby shower for a close friend of mine on the 19, and I am making a banner to hang from pole to pole at a shelter in the park. I got all the flags and shapes cut out, now just to hot glue and decorate. I will post a pic when I get it all done. I probably just overdid it, so today is rest day.

Tomorrow is my interview, please continue to pray for me that all will go well and I will be able to continue with all the changes in my life. Thank you for all the prayers so far! Have a great week and I will keep you updated. Thanks for tolerating my rambling on this blog today, I just needed to get it out.
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    Good luck on your interview. Sorry about your knee and ankle pain. You sound like an ideal candidate for water aerobics. Hope the pain leaves you soon. Take care!
    2117 days ago
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