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Too much to soon?

Sunday, July 22, 2012

So this week has been a tough one for me. Everything pretty much came to a grinding emoticon! I was so weak and tired that I could barely function let alone exercise. I didn't even bother with taking time to fix meals. I haven't been so tired in over a year. emoticon

I cannot begin to tell you how long I slept last week. I know that Monday I slept a normal 8 hours, got up ate breakfast, took a two hour nap, got up ate lunch, and took a 21/2 hour nap. It was bad. I knew something was up because not only was I exhausted but I was also feeling light- headed.

I finally went to the doctor because I thinking that it had been a few months since I had my Vitamin B12 injection. i then realized that I also have a Vitamin D deficiency along with the B12, and Iron.
I was told to to eat a little more and back off the exercise. ARE YOU SERIOUS? EAT MORE AND STOP EXERCISING?! That is so not what I wanted to hear!

These vitamins are essential to having a strong functioning body and brain. The lack of B12 was causing tingling and neurological issues.

The Vitamin D Deficiency was what was making me want to sleep constantly.

So I got the B12 infusion, and picked up some Vitamin D supplements. My hubby also bought Vitamin D milk for me to drink. I know this is a good thing but I do worry about the fat content.

I have managed to let this go, and take good care of myself this week. I have not exercised ANY this week, and I gave myself a few " free" days. I did not go crazy, but I noticed that when I ate more (especially protein), that I felt a lot better.

Now, that I am feeling better, I am going to get back on track, but I'm revamping my daily calories up a bit until I get back up to speed.

As for the Vitamin D, lets see, drink vitamin D milk, and get some sun. You mean to tell me that I just need to lay out? Yeah, I think I can handle that!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LILSHINE 7/25/2012 12:45PM

    Glad you went to the doctor before it got worse and happy you're feeling better. I'm also lacking in D and iron probably B12 too. I take a B12 daily and take iron tabs when I start to feel different or go on an ice binge. One thing I found out is that when my iron is low so is my blood pressure which I take everyday. When I started my spinach smoothies, it made a big different with my iron levels and I felt great. Hang in there and take care of yourself. Hope you're back to winning soon

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BLONDEE53 7/23/2012 10:46AM

    I stold your cat!
You are on top of this and I am just very glad you went to the Dr. when you did. Jiminy Chrismas...this is some good info and I loved your creative pics...haha
Blessings to you...

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APLUSGURL 7/22/2012 4:13PM

    Thank you so much for the love ladies ;) XOXO!! I am feeling SO much better, I just had to slow things down a bit-although I did not want too! LOL Nixxie!! I'm thinking Vin Diesel and Henry Cavil serving us the umberella drinks, and giving us the mani-pedi's LOL !!! I appreciate all the love ya'll. It was a tough week, but I GOT THIS!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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COURTNEY055 7/22/2012 12:53PM

    Glad you're starting to feel better! Not getting enough vitamins really can do a toll on the body. I take a multivite in the am and still feel a little rundown sometimes. I take folic acid and my bvitamins. It does help. I'm just glad you're ok! Best wishes on your journey!

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GAYLLYNNE 7/22/2012 9:06AM

    I take a "D" supplement every day. If you do lay out in the sun be very careful. 10 minutes without sunscreen is plenty! Take a nap mid-day, that helps too!!

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CAROLC64 7/22/2012 8:46AM

    Just be sure to use sunscreen when you lay out. Skim milk has added Vit D-same amount as whole milk. So you can use skim milk and don't have to worry about the fat. So glad you're feeling better.

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SPANKYBUNNS 7/22/2012 7:11AM

  Glad your feeling better....Great info and fun pics..very well done!

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XPHOENIX 7/22/2012 6:45AM

    We need a day poolside with really obedient do-boys that will give up pedicures and massages and cute umbrella drinks (that are, of course, calorie and fat free but also delicious). If I am going to daydream, it's going to be GOOD! hehe Glad you are starting to feel better.. I was worried!! When your body says "HEY YOU! REST!!!" you should do it! hehe Take care of you! Love you bunches! XOXO
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