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Life Lesson Re: Exercise

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Wow...I was sailing along the first part of the week. Monday I did an hour of cardio. Tuesday I did an hour of Yoga (I even got up early for the class). Wednesday I was a little bit tired so I did my 25 min, then slam; i got sick. I was fine one minute then had a flash sore throat that was an 8 on a 10 scale. I left work early. Went to the doc the next day for antibiotics,and have been miserable since. There was absolutely no way I could have exercised Thursday or Friday. And I didn't beat myself up about it. Today I am feeling better but still a tad nauseous. I did gentle cardio for my 25 min. I got the benefit of moving my body gently. I hope I feel even better tomorrow. The lesson I learned from this is to listen to my body. Be gentle with myself and know that I will get there. Today wasn't about calorie burn, it was just about moving gently an feeling better.
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NIGHTSKYSTAR 10/14/2012 9:42AM

    Big hugs Kerry. i woke up with a sore throat..hoping its just a reaction to the flu shot i got thursday. i'm taking it easy today myself. just my normal walking, a little light cleaning, and RELAX.
Hope you are better SOON!!

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IDLETYME 10/13/2012 9:11PM

    Glad you are feeling better! Hope tomorrow is better still!!! emoticon

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HIPPYCAT 10/13/2012 8:18PM

    Good job on accepting your circumstances!
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DMEYER4 10/13/2012 8:16PM

  hope emoticon you get better soon. glad to see you kept pushing even when sick.

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