Friday, March 07, 2014
Things have been going well since I got back on SP. I haven't eaten gluten since February 23, and I'm giving up sweets for Lent. I've been good with sweets. I'm getting all my steps in and going for runs 3 times a week. I'm drinking Slim & Sassy (SparkMail me if you want more info, otherwise I'll have a blog post in the future) in my water and it is really helping with cravings. It's great!
Then on Tuesday we were doing sprints in my running and jogging class. I must have started wrong or something, because my upper left thigh was killing me. Throughout the day, I couldn't walk down stairs like a normal person and just using that leg at all hurt. I couldn't ice it as much as it needed because of my schedule, but I got a little in. Mostly, I made sure to use my Deep Blue essential oil blend where I had the most pain. This blend helps diminish pain and promote healing.
I woke up the next morning with sore hamstrings and left hip flexor, but that spot on my thigh felt fine! I could do stairs no problem! My main issue was that the sore hip flexor made it difficult to lift that leg. I was able to ice more today, and I alternated applying lemongrass EO to promote healing and Deep Blue to help with the pain and promote healing.
I woke up Thursday with no pain. I was able to run a 5k and wake up today with no soreness. That. Is. Insane. New favorite post-workout and injury product! Hands. Down.
I just wrote a blog post about this oil, even before this happened. Now I'm even more sold. Read the post here: www.howweflourish.com/20