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Up 1 pound for the month of February

Friday, March 01, 2013

I realize I haven't blogged in a while. I reached for the scale this morning since today is March 1st. I am up one pound for the month of February. Up to 204. Went to log it into Spark and into my Google document and realized I hadn't recorded my weights all month in February except for the first one. After over 2 years of religiously recording my weight every week I am suddenly hiding from those numbers.

Now to to make things even harder for myself, on February 16th I went rollerskating with my daughter. I was looking forward to those fitness points and excited for the calorie burn. I was a bit nervous I might break a leg but I never dreamed I would break my elbow. That is what happened though. I fell a few times and went in for x-rays the next day. I have a messed up wrist now and a broken elbow. We are 2 weeks into it now and the pain is still constant. The prognosis is good and I have told the doctor that I plan to skate again. I just need to wait until I heal. In the meantime I'm pretty nervous about being outside on the ice and snow and I really can't lift much with that side. So I am trying to take it easy and that is not easy to do!

I am a long way of reaching my goals now. I'd have to drop 24 pounds in 10 days to reach them. Not realistic I know.
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    Oh Rebecca--Where do yu live?--We used to have satellite Internet too--Lynda emoticon
    2101 days ago
    That is too bad about the fall and your elbow/wrist! I am getting ready to get on a bike for the first time in 15 years...I hope I can and it scares me to think of falling! I used to skate when I was a teenager, but I'm sorry I would never try that are brave to do that. I just know i would end up in the same boat. As we get older our coordination and balance isn't as good as when we were younger! I hope if you do try it again, wear body padding, maybe that will help! Or maybe you could try a safer sport after you heal! Keep sparking and never give up! emoticon
    2170 days ago
  • 4CYNDI
    Life has a way of throwing complications into our plans. Take the time to rest and heal. Look for what you can do for yourself. Don't let this get you down or take the wind from your sails. When you can safely exercise again you will and probably be happier and more motivated. I know I was after my ankle surgery and in a cast for over 8 weeks.

    2176 days ago
    I hope your elbow heals soon. It does sound very frustrating, but with all the pain it must take a lot of your energy, and you do have to give yourself some slack. You'll be back on track when things are better, right now just do what you can. emoticon
    2177 days ago
    You can get back on track... one day at a time.
    Hang in there.
    2178 days ago
    Don't let it stop you from trying!!!

    2178 days ago
    I figure on this healthy lifestyle journey we all hit bumps in the road. The important thing is that we pick ourselves back up and continue to head in the right direction. You have an idea already what you need to do differently. You may have to travel slow with your broken elbow, but you ARE pointed in the right direction!
    2178 days ago
    Ouch! I slipped on a small patch of refrozen ice that was covered with a thin layer of snow and broke my elbow one February afternoon a few years ago. I made a complete recovery. I hope you feel better soon.

    2178 days ago
  • DROSS0616
    Sorry to hear about your elbow and wrist. Hopefully your pain will lessen soon. You may not meet your 10 day goal but you can make new goals and you are making progress in other areas. Keep pushing and you will get there!
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    2178 days ago
    Rollerskating - how fun!!! Sorry about the fall but I bet you had fun. You can get back on track.
    2178 days ago
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