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legcramps - Tuesday Jan 22, 2008

Weight: 0.0

Okay, now I can breathe. Unfortunately, I schedule myself so thick that I end up getting anxious over every second, and ultimately it's made me miss my Thai Chi class tonight. I should be there right now. Since i'm missing it, i'd hate to show up for kickboxing because it's taught by the same person and i'll feel terrible about missing the earlier class and won't know what to say to him. Argh! I could kick myself, but that wouldn't help the situation. I just know I won't be confident enough to go to that second class tonight. It's not about being lazy, just so you're all aware!! I really DO want to go, it's just complicated! Oh, I sound like a maniac.

Yesterday I went to the gym after work and had a really good workout. I walk/jogged on the treadmill for 40 minutes, then did a 15 minute ab workout with a friend, stretched and went home. It was great, I really pushed myself and i'm glad I did since I probably won't be doing much tonight. I still have to find something to eat for dinner and by the time I get through all the mail I picked up at the post today, it will be time to visit my friend, then go for coffee with boyfriend's sisters. You know, even without the classes tonight i'm wickedly busy. Why do I do this to myself?!!


Holy crap! What a day! I don't think i've even had time to breathe until now! Oh, I wish this week was over!

I will update more tonight (that is, if I have time tonight). My plans: 4:30pm - go home, phone travel agency, eat dinner (leftover rice, chicken and beans). 5:45pm - tanning (Yes, I am a tan-freak, but only at certain times of the year!). 6:00pm - Thai Chi class. 7:00pm - Kickboxing class. 8:30pm - coffee with boyfriend's sister.

Total exercise for January - 21 hours

shadetree on 01/22/2008:
I heard a commercial this afternoon for Tim Horton's on the way back to work from the bank today and thought of you...No idea where there is one around here, but if I see it I will probably stop in!

What a busy day you have planned! thai chi and kickboxing - that's great! Maybe you will be able to breathe while you're tanning:)

Have a good evening!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/22/2008:
really??? all because you missed one class you don't think you can go to another!? I bet nobody would really take offense...after all, it is your life and who knows what else you were doing today.

I also didn't do exercise today, if it makes you feel any better. It's just one of those days!

I know what you mean by being wickedly busy...hopefully it'll pass soon! At least you're not totally vegging out!

hollybelle on 01/23/2008:
Go to whatever classes you want - whenever you want. These people are there to serve your needs - not the other way around. I taught aerobics for 14 years and I don't think anybody ever felt bad about missing one of my classes and coming to the next one. Unless there is something, I'm missing you are paying dues or for the classes or something and you need to get your money's worth, girl!

legcramps - Monday Jan 21, 2008

Weight: 0.0

Ho Hum. No, i'm not bored, i'm very busy actually, but you know, it's still sort of 'ho-hum'. I wish I were somewhere else kind of 'ho-hum'. So I was dreading last week and this week but now at least half of it's over and i've only got to go downhill from here. Let's hope it's downhill. I hope it's downhill. Fast downhill, a cliff-like mountain that I can just fall over and then - whoop - be at the bottom. Just like that. Among other things, I truly do believe I am starting to go crazy. I am a crazy-person. I should erase this whole paragraph, but i'm not going to because...well, these are my true colors. Like 'em or not.

I took my small dog for a walk on Saturday and then the rest of the night was spent watching movies in front of the tv. I don't know why I didn't take Chewy for a walk - he was the one most itching to go. My plan was initially to take both of them for individual walks, but I must've been tired. I don't remember now. Yesterday I took both dogs out to my boyfriend's parent's farm. They loved it there, but after a few hours they were ready to come home. Zoe was scratching at the door to come inside and when I let her in she just curled up in a ball in the porch and shivered. It was cold on Sunday, -25 degrees but -31 or something with windchill. A bit too cold for them to stay outside for three hours. Oh well, at least they got SOME exercise. When I got back home, I went to the gym with a friend. It was so hard to get into the workout. I tried the treadmill, but after the five mile walk I put in on Saturday, my calves were NOT in favor of this machine. So I switched to the elliptical trainer but I hate those machines and I lasted about 20 minutes before bowing out. Not a very good role model, am I?!! I finished off my pathetic workout attempt on the stationary bike, with 30 minutes of interval training. Then I stretched a bit and went home, defeated. I didn't eat dinner until 7:30pm and that I know will hurt me today.

I picked up a friend to bring her to the hospital this morning, so am running a bit late and feeling rushed. I am hungry. It's Monday and that doesn't make me incredibly happy. Ho-hum. The good news is that I fully intend to go to the gym after work today. Hopefully this time i'll remember to pack my clothes. And a hairband.

Total exercise for January - 20 hours

fritters on 01/21/2008:
Your esercise was pretty split up, but you got in quite a bit. Nothing to feel defeated about that!! Whistle a happy tune and maybe the ho-hums will go away. Happy Monday

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/21/2008:
yeah, the hairband is almost more important than the clothes!!! I hate it when I have no hairband bc i feel like you get so much more sweaty!!! Have a good day...enjoy the gym!

cushy on 01/21/2008:
you did really well for not being particularly in the mood for the gym. I am impressed as you should be with yourself!

legcramps - Saturday Jan 19, 2008

Weight: 0.0

The ice-cold weather has finally broken it's way down to a mere shiver this morning, and I am so thankful. Now I can take the dogs for a walk and they will love me again, instead of moping around the house acting like spoiled rotten kids that didn't get the brand new jetta for their sixteenth birthday. But I digress. I had a change in plans last night (as is usually the case when exercise is involved!) and ended up not going to the gym. A friend came over and we hammered out some ideas on all-inclusive vacations as compared to doing a road-trip type thing to the west coast in the States. Ah, it's all so expensive right now - neither of us were able to save what we wanted to save, and we're a little stuck right now about spending too much money on this trip. We'll figure it out, but i'm planning on taking vacation starting Feb 1st, for two weeks, so we need to figure this out sooner rather than later, and then get moving! Anyhow, after she left I played on the computer for a bit and went to bed. This morning I woke up with a little doggie on my head, trying to wake me up. Now my arm is covered in welts from her playing mean.

I went to the gym today though, to make up for yesterday, and spent two hours there. I did an hour and a bit on the treadmill with intermittent jogging spurts, then 20 minutes leg weights and 10 minutes stretching. Wasn't quite what I was going for, but I decided to start a new plan for the treadmill which involved walking five miles on it once per week and timing myself. So this week it took me exactly 86:50 minutes. Not very good, but it will get better...that's the whole point, right?! And besides, before I really hatched the plan in my head I had already walked 30 minutes at 3.0! So that time is included in my total and it shouldn't be hard to beat it next week. Fingers crossed!!

So tanning today, dog walking (I think I may try to take them separately again), and cleaning house. I should be cleaning house right now, actually. But I am here instead. Oh well. Maybe i'll take one of the dogs for a walk now and clean later. Do you really think the cleaning will get done?!!!

Total exercise for January - 18 hours

geevee on 01/19/2008:
One cost-saving tip for traveling is to join Couchsurfing or Hospitality Club. When you become a member you can email requests to host you. The whole point of these clubs is not to only save money, but to meet other like minded people who are outgoing and friendly and will host you for a couple of days. Check out their sites on the web, read up on them and then if you're interested, fill out the required info and you'll be all set.

I've been both a traveler and a host, first with Servas and then in the past couple of years, with CS and HC. Recently I've only been a host and just love it. In fact 3 German girls who are on a round the world trip are coming this afternoon.

Good luck on your trip.

borntocry on 01/19/2008:
Oh, thank goodness you're finally going on holiday! Whatever you do, I hope you have a really relaxing time, because you need it after all you've been through at work! Come to think of it, I should take some days off too!

maria777 on 01/19/2008:
Wow, good to go on the exercise! Sounds like you are real busy planning your vacation...have you decided where you might go?

workingit2 on 01/19/2008:
Great job on the exercise! Glad you were able to take doggie for a walk lol. Have a great evening!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/19/2008:
sounds pretty good to me for 5 miles on the treadmill. I usually don't have the patience to do that much on the treadmill and usually have to go off into the park for that!

so you are one of those people who are addicted to indoor tanning salons!? LOL. I guess when you live up in Canada there can be exceptions! just be careful! :)

legcramps - Friday Jan 18, 2008

Weight: 0.0

Uh-oh. I'm not feeling well at all today and am sitting here at my desk wishing I could just double over. I forgot to bring any advil to work with me so i'll have to suffer a couple more hours until lunchtime. I can't believe this - the first two days of my cycle were so good, and then - BAM! It just caps the week off so nicely...

I went to kickboxing last night, but again was unable to take the dogs for a walk. Last night with windchill it got to -50 degrees celsius - that's absolutely brutal and there was no way I was venturing out into it. Today is starting out much the same way. It's cold cold cold outside and I could barely start my car this morning. There won't be a walk today either if this keeps up. I really hope it will be nice enough on the weekend to let the dogs spend a few hours outside at the farm. If it stays like this, I won't let them stay out for very long and it will be a wasted trip. They're inside dogs, no matter how big or heavy or thick-coated they may look, they're too susceptible to the cold for me to leave them outside in -50 degree weather. Well, keep your fingers crossed for me because they sure need to get some exercise in!

So tonight i'm thinking about going to the gym, just trying to think of a good time to go when it won't be so busy and I can work on cardio AND weight training since I haven't touched weights for a while now. I'm kind of hoping there's a hockey game tonight so that I can go while the hockey game is on and then be gone by the time anyone arrives afterwards. If I go i'd like to stay and get a really good workout - say, two hours? One hour of cardio, 1/2 of weights and 1/2 stretching or cool down exercises. That would be my goal for today.

Thank God it's Friday. Thank You God. Friday. Yes. Please let the weekend go by incredibly SLOWLY.

Total exercise for January - 16 hours

borntocry on 01/18/2008:
Hey! I lifted weights yesterday for the first time in a long while, too. So you know you have to do it! Seriously, you have no excuse. Well, apart from the cramps, that is. But don't be a sissy!

I cannot believe it gets so cold there! Now I can see why my husband is always saying that we can't move to Canada because of the cold!

CritterMom on 01/18/2008:
I woke up this morning, thinking it was Saturday already. That would mean hubby was home. Thank God it's Friday! LOL Love the hubby, but I get more accomplished when he's not here.

Hope you're feeling better soon!

hollybelle on 01/18/2008:
Zumba is basically Latin Aerobics. It's tons of fun. Check it out on zumba.com and find if there is a class near you at all. It is international, I think.

biscottibody59 on 01/18/2008:
That's -58°F--I think we've had wind chills at maybe -10--can't even imagine sticking my big toe out the door;-)

Hope you get your "gym wish"--have a good one!

Thanks for the vote of confidence--I'm glad I'm sort of tracking these things, though it's a hassle!

dearerdiarist on 01/18/2008:
It isn't fair that you feel bad for another day, is it?!? I'm hoping that you can baby yourself this weekend. You have big gym plans, but at the same time I would like to see you be very nice to yourself. That legcramps name history is just devastating to read :( My gosh. My gosh. My gosh. Not good. Little Dog does have a name, but it's a funny thing......... she is too shy for me to tell it to anybody. But, I'm working on her! :)

workingit2 on 01/18/2008:
Sorry you are feeling bad again! You have my sympathy! Wow is it cold there! I thought it was cold today being 4 above LOL

Have a great evening!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/18/2008:
whoa! negative 50 degrees celcius! my gosh! how do you brave that weather!

good for you on the exercise. If it was that cold by me, I don't know what i'd do! :) yay to a good day despite its challenges!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/19/2008:
I must say, some parts of Canada are absolutely BEAUTIFUL in the summer. I once went to the Buchart (spelling?) Gardens. They are amazing! All of Vancouver is nice, too! :)

shadetree on 01/19/2008:
Okay, I'll quit whining about the -20 degrees farenheit! there's NO WAY I could live with cold like that! Hopefully you were able to get a good workout last night! Have a great weekend!

legcramps - Thursday Jan 17, 2008

Weight: 0.0

I stayed at home all night yesterday, with three movies to watch on the tv in my bedroom and snacks to last me all night long. I had waves of sickness here and there, but all in all it wasn't quite as terrible as I was thinking it would be. Today, it's just before lunch and i'm not doing too badly, considering the second day is usually just as bad as the first one.

So, no exercise yesterday and i'm really not too sorry about it to be honest with you. Like I said to my boyfriend last night, I think I needed a good break to just sit and do nothing. Although i'm not feeling the best today I do feel more refreshed and energized than I have in a long time. Maybe the dark cloud is clearing! If so, it didn't last all that long at all! Big'ups for improvements in that category!! (knock on wood). Tonight is kickboxing and I am going to try to be my most determined self and get my butt there no matter if no one will come with me, as is usually the case. Is it nice outside here? I should check and decide whether to take the dogs for a walk or not. I talked to my boyfriend's mother the other day and asked her if I could drive my dogs out to their farm for some extra exercise (not really extra since I haven't done much with them since Sunday). She said sure, so I think that's what i'll do. I feel so bad for them! Usually my boyfriend is here to pick up the slack when I get sick or decide I can't take them for a walk.

Busy at work today with meetings and follow up and preparation and blah-blah-blah. Of course it is busy, but i'm just being pessimistic today and I need to knock it off.

Total exercise for January - 15 hours

iamzen on 01/17/2008:
Busy gal! sometimes sitting and doing nothing can do a lot of good. its just rest, espeically if you've been working as hard as you have. keep up as much exercise as possible, but dont feel guilty for treating yourself to some rest. good luck today!

borntocry on 01/17/2008:
Hi legcramps! So glad to see you're feeling better! So am I - thanks to you! Seriously, all your words of wisdom really helped lift my spirits. You know, you might be right about my diet having an affect on my frame of mind. Looking back on the last few months, I did feel a lot more upbeat and energised when I was making an effort to include more protein in my diet. Whereas before that, I used to eat tons of empty carbohydrates and always felt really lethargic and depressed afterwards. And recently that's started happening again.

Anyway, thanks for being so encouraging about the race - investigations are still underway but I shall reveal all later tonight (or tomorrow)!

dearerdiarist on 01/17/2008:
I am so proud of you, taking care of yourself as you did. There are so many different types of medicine, right?! I am curious about how you came to name yourself legcramps. If you have a minute, can you tell me? Take it easy tonight, I'm thinkin'.

caz on 01/17/2008:
Having a good rest can work wonders. Sounds like you benefited from it. Good luck today.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/17/2008:
i also stayed home all night last night. but for me, it was as unrelaxing as anything...and terrible eating.

i'm happy for you! have a better day at work today! :)

workingit2 on 01/17/2008:
Reading your post makes me thankful that I had the insurance in order to have my hysterectomy. I used to have horrible cycles, heavy flow, beastly pain, wicked PMS, and nausea to beat the band. I know how you feel! Yes, you do need to take a day sometimes and just rest. And while the dogs might be a little more wound up than normal, they actually also like the companion time...so don't feel bad =)

Have a great evening!

legcramps - Wednesday Jan 16, 2008

Weight: 0.0

I should have known the reason for my emotional behaviour lately. It was pms! I hit my peak yesterday when my boyfriend called after work and in my great fury about having to work in such stressful conditions, I took it all out on him. Really, in retrospect, the condition isn't half as stressful as what i'm making it out to be, i'm sure it really isn't. I just like to exaggerate situations. Anyways, the conversation ended badly and I was sobbing my eyes out and feeling sorry for myself afterwards. The good part is that I did not turn to food to comfort myself. My boyfriend called back after about an hour and wanted to clear the air. He said that he 'didn't want to leave things this way' since he was so far away from home and stuff. I couldn't believe a) he had called back to talk things over, and b) he really was upset that I was upset. It made me feel a whole lot better and we had a nice chat after that.

I went to both Thai Chi and kickboxing classes last night, so I can add another two hours to my total exercise hours - Yay! I so wanted to take the dogs for a walk as well, but we had a bit of a snowstorm last night and we ended up staying inside. I know my dogs didn't like that one bit, but there isn't anything to do about it now. I don't know how i'll be feeling later today - I might not do any exercising at all today because I just know i'll be feeling a lot worse tonight because of my period coming!

Total exercise for January - 15 hours

CritterMom on 01/16/2008:
That PMS can be hard on everyone. I can always tell when mine is about to erupt...I want chocolate for two days, then I get a migraine, then I can't stand anybody or anything (and make a real effort to be civil anyhow). Glad to hear that your boyfriend was understanding and called back.

Good job on the exercise!

borntocry on 01/16/2008:
They should make little treadmills for dogs, haha! I think I saw that on The Simpsons or something.

It was really nice of your boyfriend to call you back. So how far away is he working? Can't you take some time off work and go visit?

Far be it from me to nag anyone to exercise, but you know a friend of mine once told me it can actually be good for PMS. And on the rare occasion that I tested the theory, it did seem to be true!

dearerdiarist on 01/16/2008:
Sorry you are under the PMS cloud, Sweetie. I think that you were very tough going to your classes last night. Two hours is a HUGE accomplishment when a girl is feeling great, but you worked through crazy hormones AND a bad day. Wonderful job! What a nice boyfriend you chose for yourself. I am glad to know that you have a caring guy.

rae_regenbogen on 01/16/2008:
Don't you love it when your sig. other is actually sympathetic?! It always makes a bad situation seem better! :)

Congratulations on not turning to food for comfort! Not only did you stay on track there, but you also worked out. A-mazing!!! Congratulations on your positive efforts. :)

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/16/2008:
your exercise is great...and its cardio to boost...unlike all of my yoga haha!

workingit2 on 01/16/2008:
Congratulations on the exercise! I can also get very emotional at the slightest things...it does help to vent!

legcramps - Tuesday Jan 15, 2008

Weight: 0.0

I made an attempt to go straight to the gym after work yesterday. At lunchtime I ran home, ate a quick ham sandwich, then prepared my gym bag for after work. I had a pretty (okay, very) rushed day at work yesterday and by the time I got out to the parking lot at day's end, my hands were shaking so terribly with stress and I was on the verge of tears. For no apparent reason other than that it was just one of those days and it affected me more yesterday than it has in a long time. And somehow, I did it to myself. I know that. Anyways, I got into my car and phoned the friend I was supposed to go to the gym with. I asked her if she was ready to meet me at the gym and she said she was. So I left the parking lot, driving towards the gym and checking my bag all at the same time. Then I stopped abruptly and realized while looking through my bag that I hadn't put in any workout clothes!! Or hair elastics, for that matter. So, I had to call my friend back and stop at home for clothes. What a mess!

I worked out hard yesterday because I was so worked UP. I did 25 minutes on the treadmill, including 8 minutes of jogging. Not as much as before, but my calves started to hurt so I had to stop. I didn't stretch out right before I started, at least I think that's why it hurt so much. After the treadmill I went on the bike for another 20 minutes and pushed that hard. I did intervals, but towards the end of my biking even the easy rounds were incredibly hard for me to do! Some quick stretches when I got home and I can add another hour to the count...

I had about an hour or so when I got home and so I made myself another quick ham sandwich and checked e-mails and such, then went for coffee with some friends until 9pm. When I got home I called my boyfriend and chatted with him for half an hour, then practically fell into bed without prepping anything for today! I was so tired, and I didn't even get to take the dogs for a walk!

Today I have two hours of classes (Thai Chi and Kickboxing) and i'd like to take the dogs for a walk after classes. It's a large goal for the day, but I hope I can manage it.

Total exercise for January - 13 hours

hollybelle on 01/15/2008:
WOO you have been busy. Good job sticking with everything!

dearerdiarist on 01/15/2008:
You are the bomb! Right out there to the gym even with the parking lot meltdown and the case of the missing workout clothes.... I applaud you. How wonderfully committed you are. Hey, if I did anything about having coffee at 9:00 PM I would be awake the ENTIRE night. You are tough. Are you new to Tai Chi and Kickboxing? Tell me about them when you get a chance, okay? Thanx

rae_regenbogen on 01/15/2008:
Oh, I just want to give you a big hug! It sounds like work is very stressful for you at this time!

I'm glad to hear that the stress helped you to work out harder though, and having coffee with your friends sounds like such a nice ending to the day.

shadetree on 01/15/2008:
I'm impressed! If I had one of those super-stressed days and then found a gym bag lacking the necessary clothing, I would've probably convinced myself it was a sign not to work out - but you went home, got clothes, and got to it! YOU GO GIRL!!!!!!!!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/15/2008:
Its good you got that exercise in after such a stressful day at work! I know the feeling of having so much stress that you start to literally shake. 2 years ago i was teaching and the kids were so obnoxious and misbehaved (partly the administration's fault...partly mine) that i could feel my heart palpitating as i was trying to teach...my eyes would twitch. it was sooo terrible! LOL, i have never, ever experienced it again, thank god!

borntocry on 01/16/2008:
Oh, poor legcramps! You really do need a holiday! At least you put all that stress to good use at the gym, though. Hope you have a better day today!

Thanks so much for the comment you left me. It inspired me so much, I rushed off to change into my running clothes right after I read it. But somehow on the way to the bathroom, my inspiration fizzled out. But I did look around for some other races on the Internet and I am going to take your advice and sign up as soon as possible. I was originally planning to leave it until the last minute because these smaller races are less popular and never get filled up, but now I see you're right and I do need a fixed goal in mind. In fact, that's why I've never competed in any of these smaller races before - because I never sign up for them ahead of time, so I always end up blowing them off!

legcramps - Monday Jan 14, 2008

Weight: 0.0

I got up Sunday morning at 10am, with a headache and more aching muscles. I didn't have breakfast because I was in one of those moods. Yes, one of those low moods. What can I say? It was bound to happen sooner or later. Then, after i'd taken a shower and was feeling a tad bit better about myself, a friend called and wanted to stop over with another friend. Thinking that they would be at my house within an hour, I quickly got ready and cleaned the house like a madwoman. I can't believe how much I got done in that short amount of time! Anyhow, they didn't actually show up until a little later, so I missed lunch too. Don't worry, i'd been snacking all morning up until this point, and had layed out a nice array of dainties for my friends - picking at one or two of them myself while I was still alone.

My friends stayed all afternoon, so I didn't get anything else done on Sunday besides the odd load of laundry. We ended up going out for dinner, where I got a Swiss Club burger (grilled chicken, ham and swiss cheese - very good, but not great on the waistline) and an Orange Float. I was so full from dinner that I popped in a movie, layed on the bed, and fell asleep! It was a horrible day foodwise, horrible day exercise-wise (because I didn't do any!), but at least I got some housework done. I guess. Well, i'm not beating myself up over it because if you never fail then you'll never have really worthy accomplishments, right?!!

I'm tired today and i'm not looking forward to this week (or the next, for that matter). My new supervisor is starting on Wednesday and a co-worker will be on holidays for two weeks starting Wednesday and I will need to cover for her. It just doesn't look good when you add to that all the meetings scheduled in the next two weeks and all the work I already have piled up on my desk. I am not in a good mood!!! I want out!! I'm trying to not show my stress, but I think i'm failing. I can't wait to go on holidays.

Total exercise for January - 12 hours

rae_regenbogen on 01/14/2008:
I love it when friends come over. Not only because I enjoy the company, but becayse that's the only time my house gets a good scouring.

Good luck with work! I know it can be difficult to get a new supervisor, and on top of that to have to pick up the slack from an absent co-worker! Still, you'll make it through. Just don't let everything get you down. Your holiday is coming up soon! You could keep a calendar and mark off each day with a big red X. That, coupled with deep breathing techniques seems to help me make it throught the tough times at work! :)

CritterMom on 01/14/2008:
Failure is a state of mind. Instead of focusing on the negatives of the situation, look at the positives. You may not have done well working on your physical health this weekend, but your mental health must have sustained a boost from socializing with friends. Build on that.

At work, think of ways to get better organized so that even if the work isn't all done, you will be able to immediately lay your hands on the necessary information if the new supervisor needs it.

borntocry on 01/14/2008:
Well, you sound like a great hostess, at least! But I think you need a holiday. I volunteered to work through the Christmas holidays so my co-workers could spend Christmas with their families. They didn't even thank me for it! Anyway, now I feel like I need a holiday too...

CharlieAngel on 01/14/2008:
You got housework done! And in record time! And, you had some quality time with friends. Sometimes you just need a down day. Take care of yourself? When does your holiday start and are you going anywhere special?

biscottibody59 on 01/14/2008:
I haven't counted them up yet, I think I'm doing almost as well on the exercise thus far! You could be doing so much worse--and it's good to have a bit of an over the top food weekend once in awhile--don't beat yourself up! Sounds kinda like you needed it!

fritters on 01/14/2008:
Isn't it amazing how the thought or threat of company gets us moving! I hope you enjoyed your company.

Workingit2 on 01/14/2008:
Seriously I know how you feel! My hormones are really fluxuating right now and I go between being very sad, to being depressed to being angry. Man it is hard to get hold of those feelings! We have to call on ALL our coping skills! I hope you have a much better day tomorrow!

legcramps - Sunday Jan 13, 2008

Weight: 0.0

I tried to leave a diary entry here (it's Monday when i'm typing this) but my computer was giving me problems - again.

workingit2 on 01/14/2008:
What a drag! I hope it stops doing that to you! =)

legcramps - Saturday Jan 12, 2008

Weight: 0.0

I am wickedly sore today!

Everything hurts, but I managed somehow to crawl out of bed and tackle breakfast, sitting curled up on the couch with the cereal bowl cradled between my legs and my chest, spooning the cereal into my mouth like one would for a baby. I didn't want to do anything this morning but sit and feel sorry for my aching body. I pulled some motivation from deep within (I mean, DEEP within - I really didn't think there was any left in me to be honest), got dressed up and took the dogs for an hour walk. Now that i'm back at home I feel even more sore and achey. So i'm going to run a hot bath and try to release some of the tension from my muscles. I have to, because a friend wants to go to the gym later today and I won't be able to go if I still feel like this! I won't even be able to walk on the treadmill for pete's sake!

Tanning again today at 4pm. Then supper at a friend's. Visiting with boyfriend's sister in-between, and I also need to clean up and do some laundry. It should be a full day today.

Total exercise for January - 12 hours.

Moody2 on 01/12/2008:
Ouch!!! Hope that your muscles relax in the bath!! Must've been on heck of a workout yesterday!!!

Have a great day!

greengirl on 01/12/2008:
Have a good long soak. It always works for me!! Have a great weekend !

dearerdiarist on 01/12/2008:
I am leaving this comment at 2:45PM PST. I hope by now you are feeling a little better... What determination.

workingit2 on 01/12/2008:
awww...I know how painful that can be, especially having played wallyball last night! If you can't go workout tonight, don't worry..you've really done a lot of exercise! I hope you feel better now than you felt this morning =)

caz on 01/13/2008:
Good on you, for the determination.. It really helps me stay motivated. Even realising how we feel about getting motivated helps. Hope you feel better later and enjoy your self.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/13/2008:
i guess the two hours really worked you hard yesterday!!!!! i hope you heel soon so that you can exercise more! haha.

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