Sunday, January 30, 2011

Injury

I'm pretty frustrated with this situation. Woke up on Saturday with a sore lower back and I'm not sure how that happened. I actually didn't work out on Thursday or Friday because I've felt like I was coming down with something, so I didn't strain it or anything. I went to yoga this morning to see if that would help, and it did, but things are still pretty sensitive. I'm also getting those inklings of concern. I've been working out so consistently and losing so consistently, but I still worry that the weight will pile back on if I miss a day. I know very well that this isn't the case, but it's in the back of my mind. I just remind myself that it takes time for weight to come on and time for weight to come off. A few days of rest will not change things if I continue to eat properly. But it's amazing how long it takes for your mental self to catch up with your physical self. Even when things are good, there's that fear of waking up obese again. I really am I'm dying for a good workout though. It always makes me feel better and more balanced.

7 comments:

  1. I totally understand this feeling - every now and then I get backaches for seemingly no reason. As mentally difficult as it is, though, I take some time off and rest it - I don't want to risk further injury just in case. ♥ Hope you feel better soon!

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  2. yeah, that's what I was talking about the other day. The idea that one waffle will add 50 pounds to your rear. It's like a new kind of paranoia.
    take it easy, you'll heal.

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  3. I always say I still feel like I am a few potato chips from gaining it all back. Like once one brick in the wall is gone, the water will come flooding through. I think as long as we are aware and keep talking we will be ok! Take care of your back - you are going to need it for a while :-)

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  4. I completely get this. Even though I've been at goal for some time, if I gain say, two pounds I go into panic mode - I may as well have gained 50. It's that fear that I'll lose control once again; not a good feeling. Just realize that you deserve to have more faith in yourself. You are aware of your body and what's happening and are not in denial - a very, very healthy attitude to have.

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  5. I hope you feel better real soon, Maude! *HUGS* to you!

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  6. Thank you for your comment about your body fat. It gives me a better perspective, and helps me to not think "dang, I am SO fat"...because you look really good in both your before and after pics. So if you were at 35.1...and I'm at 35.5, maybe I don't really look as bad as I think (or should I say, as bad as ED says I do).

    Yes, a few days of rest is not going to change the overall picture. Although I do understand the panicky feeling. Get better soon!

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  7. I hope your back is feeling better!

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