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Trying to get back to moving forward

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Foot is healing so decided to slowly start using it. I got on my treadmill and walked at a horribly slow pace for 10 minutes. If I tried turning the treadmill higher, I felt foot pain so I turned it back down and behaved. It started to hurt a bit at 9 minutes so decided that 10 was a good start. Going to elevate it and ice it a bit today and try again tomorrow. I want to get moving but I need to let my foot heal and rehab slowly so trying hard to make myself stick to a reasonable plan.

Did some other exercises in my chair that my husband's personal trainer friend suggested I try while I'm healing. I hope they will help. I've not weighed since injuring my stupid foot.

Worked on some more writing yesterday and today. It seems to help me and who knows, maybe I'll do something with it eventually. Editing isn't my strong point as it requires concentration for long periods of time and I lack that quality. (That's not new, I was born with it) Maybe I'll get inspired, though.

Still not tracking my food, though. Not sure why I am being so resistant to that. It feels confining, which is silly. It doesn't determine what I eat, just measures it. I apparently am not ready to get with the eating program and am giving myself an out to overeat. I need to figure out why I'm doing this and why the thought of logging is suddenly causing me overwhelming anxiety. It seems rather silly but silly or not, the feeling is there. Guess I need to step on it and just log anyway. Maybe that will relieve the anxiety. Hmmm.

Hoping with my foot healing I can get back on my 10/15 minute timer cleaning plan. My house isn't dirty really, but it's not as clean as I'd like and being laid up has allowed a few things to get behind. I feel better when my house is cleaner.

Have a new assignment for work. My boss likes to complicate simple things so need to learn how to use the new complicated system she's replacing the simple to use system with. It's not better, it's not more efficient, but it's her way of doing things so I'll learn it. Time to get myself more motivated anyway.

3 month holiday brain fog has lifted so hopefully, I've recovered my ability to retain new knowledge. I'll have to plan ahead in case that fog returns next year or even at Easter.

I want to take some weekend trips this year. I hope I can find someone willing to go. I don't want to travel too far from home, though so it might not happen. We'll see.

Best get moving on my limited to do list.
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    That's great that you are able to slowly get back into your exercising.
    1905 days ago
    Lucyjoy, I'm so glad you have begun writing as I've always told you how helpful your writing is and that you are talented.
    Maybe I can help edit at some point.
    Feet take a million years to heal and you
    walloped it but good. You are doing
    great, even as you describe very slow
    walking for 10 minutes. As far as
    weekend trips, how about your son going
    along? I used to do that a lot. Just a thought. You are
    a very smart lady and I'm confident that you will turn
    things around. I really am.
    1905 days ago
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