How was your Thanksgiving?
Well, Pile on the Miles ended a week ago. It was a very successful month for me! I got out walking for at least 30 minutes five times per week. I’ve been working a lot, too, plus finals and everything, so I’ve also been making sure to carve out plenty of time for resting and letting my body catch up. Sometimes I walked fast, sometimes I just strolled along and admired the scenery. But overall, I definitely have more energy and feel better. Just being outside has improved my mood a lot! Here are some of the pictures I snapped on those leisurely strolls…
What kind of workouts did you do during November?
I had all kinds of great plans for workouts to try out and post about over the summer: Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn workout (a modified version, obvi), some from my weight lifting app, some ballet barre from YouTube…alas, my immune system had different plans for me this year.
Instead, I put on about ten pounds over the summer. Thanks a lot, thyroid. You’re a jerk.
It’s been a while since I’ve posted here – there were some problems with one of my medications at the beginning of the summer, and that sent me into the biggest autoimmune flare-up spiral I’ve traveled down in a long time. I’ve been spending a lot of time sleeping. Just going to work exhausts me, and I come home and stare at the TV in stupor, often too tired to even knit or read. My celiac flares up at the slightest provocation, meaning I’m constantly in the bathroom and struggling to stay hydrated and replenish electrolytes. Continue reading
I realized today that it has been 23 days since I last wrote a blog post. And yet, I couldn’t muster up my usual horror at such a realization.
November has not been a very good month. Forget April – it’s November that has traditionally whooped my butt. Living? Is exhausting. Continue reading