the Cootie Nurse
Friday, February 01, 2013
Today my visiting nurse came...She called last night and said (GRRRR) that she would be here between 8:30 and 9:00. Well, that's my workout time but I couldn't very welll tell her to forget about it.....so I grumbled, "OK see you then." And at 8:30 I had my computer in the living room waiting for her to show up. She showed up all right....but not until 9:25!! By which time I was foaming at the mouth. She came in, coughing up a lung into her arm. Then she unwrapped a thermometer cover and TOUCHED THE END THAT GOES INTO MY MOUTH WITH HER BARE UNWASHED COOTIECOVERED HANDS. I wish I'd had the nerve to refuse to put it in my mouth but I'm a wuss.
She asked my weight and when I told her she said, "I NEVER would have thought you weigh that much. You carry it very well. I was wearing my Spark People Tshirt and it turns out she's a Sparker too. As much as I love a sister Sparker...dude, when you're coughing up a lung, WASH YOUR HANDS BEFORE TOUCHING ME, 'kay??
So finally she left and I hopped downstairs to do my WATP mile. I did the five minute warmup and the classic mile. Two days ago when I did that my hips were BOTH killing me. Screaming at me. I had to take multiple rests. Today I was almost done when my newly operated on hip started to talk back a little bit. But I didn' t have to stop. I did the whole thing straight through. YAY ME!!!
maybe. MAYBE it won't be too long tll I can do the two mile??? wouldn't that be awesome. And wouldn't it be even more awesome come spring to be able to walk a good mile or two up and down these steep hills without collapsing???? Think it's possible? Gonna make a try for it. I think I am approaching that sweet spot when aday wihout a workout is a day without sunshine. I love that spot....where it's a GIVEN you put on your workout grubs in the morning....It's a GIVEN that you are gonna shed some sweat.
Don't screw this up now Cynthia. YOu've got it going. Don't let it stop.