Back at the Gym, Overdid it again, March 20
I was so excited to make it back to the gym today. I got there only a little over an hour before closing which meant I was only able to work-out Considering the fact that I'm still recovering from this broken bone, 55 minutes may really be too ... Read more
Can't Make it to the Gym AGAIN, March 19
Unexpected things just keep coming up today. Looks like there is no way I'm going to be able to make it to the gym. Guess I'll be working out at home late tonight.
Being dedicated to your health takes work.... Read more
Good Day for Exercise
Tackled physical therapy. They said I was getting stronger so they upped the intensity of my exercises and added a new one.
After physical therapy I went into the gym where I rode the stationary bike and walked on the treadmill.
After ... Read more
One Day at a Time, March 17
Some days I have to remind myself to live "one day at a time." It's not as if I can go back in time or speed into the future but I seem to worry how I could have done things differently and about what is to come. This can mean losing out in the ... Read more
Bring on the Good News, March 16
I found out today that a friend from college came to the end of his battle with leukemia. I am shocked and saddened but I'm truly glad that he's no longer suffering. He fought so hard.
Hoping for the rest of the day that all I get is good n... Read more
Another Cruddy Day, March 15
It's been another cruddy day. I haven't been to they gym in days. Every time I get prepared to go something happens. As a matter of fact, I still have my work-out clothes on right now. I'll be making up something to do before I go to bed.
T... Read more
Not My Best Day, March 14
I'm not sleeping well. It's taking a toll on me. Losing the hour to Daylight Saving Time didn't help matters and now I feel cruddy.
Since there is no child care on Sundays at they gym and my husband was on-call, I did not get to go walk o... Read more
Walking and More Walking, March 13
Today was hectic. I had planned to go to the pool but didn't make it there. I did manage to get in walking outside, mall walking, and additional walking while I searched all over a large department store for a new scale. Tomorrow is looking a ... Read more
Rest Day, March 12
I didn't really have today slated as a rest day but it looks like it will be.
I may try to do some ... Read more
Treadmill, March 11
During my last session at physical therapy I asked if being on the treadmill would be okay, considering possible balance issues. I was given the go-ahead with a few guidelines and restrictions. I couldn't decide if it was a good idea but decided... Read more
Conditioning, March 10
Swimming today was great. I'm definitely not in as good of shape as I once was and my swimming skills are not where I would like them to be either. Other than that, it was incredible. I was able to do so much without worrying about pain.
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Physical Therapy, March 09
There was still a lot of pain today from yesterday's walk. I was a little nervous about going to physical therapy but still raring to go.
They added new exercises today and upped the level on others. The crazy thing is, my foot and leg fe... Read more
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Walking, March 08
It's been almost 11 weeks since I broke my leg. I finally got off of the crutches three days ago and I've just begun walking. I was so excited to be rid of the crutches and to begin walking on my own.
Unfortunately, walking is painful. I... Read more