Wednesday, February 13, 2013
I just don't believe it. This week has been soooo long. Not sure why, but it is dragging by. I am trying to figure out the cause and it could be several things. One - I haven't been getting my water in like I should. Two - I haven't jogged and that always seems to energize me. Three - my little ones aren't sleeping well. We are half way through the week though and for that I am so thankful.
My calories have been a little on the high side all week. Like I said, I haven't been able to exercise like I want. I have done something everyday except yesterday. Even Monday, when I didn't think I could do 20 on my bike, I made myself do it. I was proud of that...but then last night I caved and didn't do anything. I am disappointed in that. I was doing good! I still am doing good, but I broke my streak!
Today I had my dr appt. I was thrilled to hear that what I have is no reason to be overly concerned and can be cut out if I want. It may go away on its own, but it can also grow even more than it has. Lumps are scary and with all of the unknowns (and knowns) that I put in my body, I was worried it could be bad. Makes me realize how important it is to put good things in my body when I can. I drink way too much diet coke...it got me thinking about all the junk in it and what it could do to my body. All of the processed foods. There are just so many things that I consume that are not the best fuel for my body. It is so hard to change that though because it is was I have done my whole life. I am having to completely retrain body and mind!
I ate alright today and I got in a jog. It was not a good jog, but it was a jog! My left leg would not cooperate. I made the first mile ok. I had to stop and tie my shoes twice, but no pain. Then I get to the end of mile 1 and my calf tights up. It gets tighter as I go and then my shin starts hurting. Bad. My shin tightens more and more. I felt like a tug of war between my shin and calf! That is when my knee started hurting. As bad as I wanted to push through it and make my normal route, I didn't want to injure anything and be out for any amount of time. I slowed to a fast walk for about the last half mile or so. It may have been the shoes. Maybe my pace. Maybe the road (it curves on the edge and sometimes tweaks my calves). Who knows. I will try another jog soon and see how I do. I just did one on Sunday and it was awesome so I'm not too worried.
Two more days and then it is the glorious weekend. I am hoping and praying for a relaxing, hang around the house weekend!