Monday, March 12, 2012
So I'm kinda sorta back. I don't feel like I'll be going great gangbusters exactly, but easing back into Spark-life such as it is.
It's only been two weeks but it's felt longer and shorter, both. I've only started tracking nutrition again on Friday. Prior to that I didn't track, and didn't much care.
I've been recovering from oral surgery the last 11 days. Since then I've been on soft foods while my dental implants heal. That's been very frustrating for me as the oral surgeon said it would be 'a few days' of recovery and it was more than that. Much.
14 days of inactivity are also behind me. I'm hoping to make it to the gym today after work. I missed an 8 mi long run this weekend with the Tribe but I just wasn't up to it. I'm hoping to .. not make up necessarily.. but to work my way back up to where I was prior to the break.
JASR is in 18 days, and I'm very much looking forward to that. Not only because I'll get to see some Spark friends again, but mostly because my sister and niece (remember Ms. Poppy?) are going as well, and this will be our first time running together. I'm super excited about that, and the fact that after the JASR weekend I'll be heading "home" to W.Va. to see my daughter, her boyfriend, and my mom for a few days. It'll be my first time back east since I moved here to Portland 6 years ago.
So while February was a kick-*ss fitness month, March has not been much of anything at all except recovery. Hopefully I can salvage the rest of the month, both physically and mentally/emotionally. The break was due to simply defeating myself in terms of numbers. The scale was up, the eating was wrong, and the attitude was poor. It's behind me enough now that my head and my heart are focused on the same goal and I can find .. earn .. success again.