Tuesday, May 17, 2011

I am lacking inspiration this morning

I can't come up with anything to write about today. Its the third damp and cold rainy day in a row and I believe we have four more to come. Maybe I need some warm weather and sunshine? I don't know. I'm tired, I didn't sleep well (again). I am trying to motivate to go to the gym so maybe I'll get nice and warm and partially wake up. But that would require getting my butt out of bed, where I am comfy.

Today I will not spend a lot of time dealing with my health other than pretending I am coordinated enough to do the exercises from my physical therapist. I got some new ones yesterday and asked her which ones I should be doing of the dozens she has previously given me.

The new exercises I have are these three:
- Stand on my left leg, holding on to something with my left hand (so I don't fall on my face), and bend over and touch my left toe with my right hand and raise my right leg straight behind me. Do two sets of 12.
- Sit on a table and attach a weighted band with a 7.5 pound weight to my left ankle and pull my foot back as far as I can. Do two sets of 12.
- Single leg bridges. You know what a regular bridge is where you lie on your back with your feet flat, knees bent and raise your hips. Well try it on one leg, with the other leg out straight. Do two sets of 12.

And do this twice a day. I can't wait. I have to figure out how to do the one with the weighted band at home since I am not going to the gym twice a day.

Now I am unmotivated to go to the gym. I could opt for plan B and do some work from home and then go to the gym. I'll figure it out but maybe start with breakfast first.

1 comment:

nancyspoint said...

Some days are just like that, aren't they? Breakfast is a good place to start, come to think of it, I haven't had mine yet.

I'm doing new exercises I just received instructions on from my therapist too. ugh.