So this week has been a tough one for me. Everything pretty much came to a grinding
! 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.
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!