#GoTheDist 2017: Patience & Balance12:33:00 PM
At the end of 2016, I was cleared to start working out in the gym again (elliptical, light weights)...
At the end of 2016, I was cleared to start working out in the gym again (elliptical, light weights) and I had all these visions of going balls to the wall, of trying to reclaim what I couldn't do while I was injured or rehabbing.
Reading Rebecca Scritchfield's Body Kindness and seeing the documentary Embrace have kinda thrown a wrench into the works: I started asking myself:
The second thought was that I wasn't giving myself much credit for how far I've healed. I sometimes forget just how bad it was and what it's like to live in a body that's not in pain all the time. Why would I want to do anything to jeopardize that simply because of a date on a calendar? This is still a marathon, not a sprint. That has not changed.
I still need to be patience and aim for balance....
With that in mind, I announce #GoTheDist 2017: