Thursday, June 20, 2013
I have been sore for pretty much the last year. I tried running last summer and it didn't work out too well. Now my leg hurts frequently and all this weather this spring has not helped. I've always had a bad knee and now my right arm (at least it's just one side of me going) can not go up past a certain point without feeling like something is pinched.
Yesterday I got to the point that I ached so much I was having a hard time moving, so I gave in and took some ibuprofen.
I did not get these issues taken care of at the last doctor's appointment, but it was my ObGYN, not a family doctor or a specialist, so we only got to go over so many things. I'll probably not complain about it to another doctor because these visits are starting to get expensive, so I'll wait until next year's regular appointment.
I'll bet some of these things are a normal part of going, but I don't like living with the start of pain that could get to be a daily thing and I hate taking pills for anything, but seem to be at least a couple of times a month for some pain or another.
I'll blame some of it one getting older, but I'm still pretty young in the grand scheme of things. It's time to start looking into healing foods for these pains. Sometimes it's migraines, sometimes it's muscular problems and sometimes it's just the normal "woman problems".
The aches I got yesterday are not things I think are really all that normal. I shouldn't have to hurt because I'm simply walking around. I don't ever want to get to the point that I can't move like my grandmother, I like my independence. I will keep on moving until I literally break if that's what it takes. I know that moving will keep my structure healthy and when I eat good foods I feel better, so I have to continue to make the best decisions for my body as long as I have control over my own body.
I will make my body strong! It is the only body I have, so I need to treat it well and let it grow in strength. I have already done much by losing some of the weight, now I just need to finish the weight loss and give myself some nice muscles. I need to get back to doing yoga, it's time to clear out the clutter in my home and move on from those things that are holding me back!
I am in charge of me!
Today's Holidays: Dump the Pump Day (find another way to get around today, it's about more than just not buying your gas today), World Refugee Day, Bald Eagle Awareness Day, National Vanilla Milkshake Day and National Ice Cream Soda Day.