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A struggle today...

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

It was too warm and there wasn't enough snow left today for snow shoeing, so I went for a run instead. Oh my... I struggled. I decided to do 4 minute intervals, and it just about killed me. I felt a little sick to my stomach when I was done... and I only went 1.5 miles. What is up with that? I know I haven't been running regularly this Winter, but I haven't been sitting on my butt either. My mom suggested it was a barometric pressure change problem, but that would be too easy. I think I just need to be more consistent about getting out there. I have better gear for cold weather now, so I don't have a good excuse. I am just a wimp.

I ate too much protein today. I finished off the beef stew I made on Sunday, then roasted a chicken for dinner today (and probably two or three more days). I ate both legs and both wings! Burp! (Excuse me...) It probably won't hurt me to have so much protein, since it is only one day. These things tend to balance out over time.

I find that to be true of most things. Whether it is what I eat, my physical activity, my emotions, or my relationships with friends and family... things tend to balance themselves out if I let them be. Now I just have to convince myself I don't have to be the one in control all the time. LOL!
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    1568 days ago
    You got this and you know it!! I'm so proud of you.
    1570 days ago
    1570 days ago
    CONGRATS on REACHING GOAL !! So think of this as you RUN and MAYBE it'll help ya?

    We are SO PROUD OF YOU Chandra !! it's like watching "one of ur kids" or in this case "A DAWGGIE" do something Very GOOD !! U get all WARM and FULL OF PRIDE !!! :) Awwwww kiddo !!!

    Wishing you the BEST on the running,, and yet, wondahing what that'd be like? With the neuropathy,,, it virtually makes running IMPOSSIBLE !! I am not surah why. I did ask the Dr when I told him "I WANT TO RUN" and he said "NICE to have a WANT, but SORRY to tell you Diane,,,,,,, " WAHHHHHH !! So I run in my sleep !! Can I COUNT the time?
    1571 days ago
    I hate to be out of control ,it drives my doctors insane because I even fight anaesthetic as I don't like to be out of control!
    1571 days ago
    I have a hard time lightening up my white-knuckle grip on control too.

    Baby steps.


    1571 days ago
    You did fine. I'm proud of you.
    1571 days ago
  • KNOEL7
    Someone told me that if you feel sick after a run, force yourself to walk it out, even if you are tired-it works for me! Good for you just getting out there to begin with--I've been slacking! emoticon
    1571 days ago
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