Showing posts with label swimming. Show all posts
Showing posts with label swimming. Show all posts

Thursday, February 4

Push through the pain

5:33am

I’ve woken up several times the last few nights in pain from my exercising in the pool lately. I changed up my water exercises this week and my muscles are really feeling it. I woke up hours ago and was thinking I’d cancel my pool time today and rest but just now ultimately decided I’ll go ahead and go and stretch out my legs to ease the pain. I have to tell myself no pain no gain. 




I fell asleep early last night because I was so exhausted. Mikes mother is having bad sciatica pain. She’s 82 and lives alone and won’t listen to advice. We were going to go over there last night but she didn’t want company. I think she shouldn’t be living alone. I’ve said it many times but she’s not my mother so it is what it is. 





We’re supposed to get more sleet and snow this afternoon and a sharp drop in temperature. The snow isn’t bad it’s the dangerous ice. I just want winter to be over and for spring to get here. After the pool I’ll have to take Bitzi out as much as I can and run to the store before the bad weather starts.




Thursday, August 27

Feelin’ Stronger Every Day

It’s Thursday 11:39am. I went to our indoor pool this morning and did a very rigorous workout with my foam dumbbells. I feel tired and my muscles are telling me I worked them a lot but I feel really good. There’s something about the water that heals me. At the end of every water workout or swimming session I float on my back and look at the ceiling and thank God for my life and another day on earth. Seriously, I am grateful and blessed. 


This afternoon I’m going to another Sun City resident’s house to look at a used (like new) adult trike with a basket. I still don’t have too good balance to feel safe riding a regular bike. Well I haven’t for a couple years. I think I tried my old bike once or twice after the stem cell transplant and fell off at least once. I’ve just had too much brain shit to ride a regular two-wheel bike and feel safe and confident. I may look like a total eccentric old lady on this read trike but I’m okay with it. It may not be big enough though since it’s only a 24” frame. I’m a big girl. So we’ll see.

4:20 Well I got the bike. It seemed to be in pretty good shape and he gave me 1/3 off his asking price and he helped me load it in my car. I unloaded it when I got home. I had to work pretty hard to pry off three nuts to loosen and raise the seat. I test rode it a couple miles. I hadn’t ridden a bik in years! I’m amazed I could ride a bike! 


Tuesday, August 18

Tuesday

7:25am. I’m drinking coffee 1. I got up, showered, cuddled up Bitzi and took her outside for a walk. I had to pull a leaf out of her mouth that she was trying to chew up. When we got back inside I put her in her little kitchen pen with fresh food and water and she started eating. I’ve been here in the sitting room about fifteen minutes reading the news. Mike just went out in the kitchen and said Bitzi had thrown up. I wonder if she managed to swallow something outside. She’s only about five pounds so I worry when she gets sick. Probably nothing. She seems okay now.

I have a 9:15 pool slot this morning so I can get my exercise in without screwing up my knee. Since it’s  cool I might start digging and planting later after the pool if I’m not too tired.






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