Saturday, June 29, 2013
Well, I've been living with those two things I discovered - an injury to my Achilles hell and having sleep apnea - for a month now. Great success on one front, not so much on the other.
As per usual in my life, the one I thought would be more difficult - the heel injury - has proven to be the easiest to deal with. I've had simple silicone heel inserts in my shoes for the past month and it has done wonders in decreasing the pan, which I would rate at about a 2/10 (it was a 10/10 before), so an incredible difference.
After my experience - and deep sleep - at the hospital, I thought the sleep apnea would be an easy fix. Get the machine, and sleep on. Not so much. The machine itself is keeping me awake, and is also keeping my husband awake. I'm going back to the technologist this week to see if I can try another machine, or adjust this one to make less noise. I only see the specialist in August, so I have time to try another machine before then.
Aside from, both my men (husband and son) have had injuries of late and so I've been on a bit of a pause as well, having no transportation or company for outings and exercise. My husband broke his collarbone while biking, and my son got a serious ankle sprain playing beach volleyball (someone fell on him). He's been on crutches for three weeks (another week to go) and so has not been able to work. But the resilience and fearlessness of a teenager means he's attending a festival for Canada Day week-end. I wish I had more of those qualities myself!
Life goes on, though, and I am now in consideration of the second half of the year -- already here! I have only one goal, as I tend to get lost in the plethora of goals I can create. I do have *a lot* of work to do LOL! SO my one goal is to incorporate cardio in my day, every day.
I look forward to catching up and reading how everyone else is doing! And for my fellow Canadians, happy Canada Day week-end!