Yesterday's doc appt. has left me feeling pretty sore today (had nothing to do with day 3's challenge right?!?) They had a bit of a struggle drawing off some fluid and today I feel like someone hit the side of my leg with a sledge hammer!!!!!
I am having such a battle--do I power through or take it easy---
On one hand, I have this great momentum going and I really don't want to stop it.
On the other, I am spending $250 for these shots that in 5 weeks will hopefully make me feel good as new...so stop being so stubborn Shelly and listen to what your body is saying!
Ugh! Yes, I am officially admitting that I am stubborn, pig headed, don't tell me what I can't do, no one got anywhere without pushing themselves......but I also admit that this attitude, although good, can land me straight back at square one!
Diet is 80% of your success.
So, I'm keeping my eating tight today...like I have all week...and maybe, just maybe, I'll go take an easy elliptical stroll later...and maybe add in some abs with the medicine ball...
I think that I've mentioned that Jim and Jamie are doing this challenge with me. I'm not sure, but I think we've lost daddy...Jamie though, is going strong!
On an interesting note, I've seen a change in Jamie's attitude since starting this...even when he had a total breakdown yesterday (amazing how when I was struggling with the same routine, he started cracking up...oh yeah, super funny son!). I think it's because it's something we alone are sharing..maybe it makes him feel grown up, or special, or whatever he needed. He's really getting into this and I can see connections being built through this bonding while completely killin' it on the mat :) As we tromp closer to the dreaded teen years, I'm thinking that we'll have to keep up these challenges as a family.
Jamie and Riley competed with the Day 4 challenge today...boy, I'm going to have some stiff competition tomorrow when I hit it....ugh, they're not going to let me hear the end of it if I don't keep up with their pace!
Well, it's Friday---Have a great weekend, be good to yourself, and remember that sometimes it's ok to need to pause for a moment...just don't hit the stop button! You Can Do It!!!