I hope you are doing well.
I am very blessed but if I’m open with you all, I’ve been in pain.
I have a herniated disc in my neck that I work hard to make sure is not an excuse.
I went a year with no feeling in my arm while training for Boston and Syracuse Half Ironman. #truth
I learned quickly to ignore pain and discomfort.
After PT I learned how to maintain a steady state.
So why have I been in pain?
Because day to day stress combined with knowing soon I will be laid off from work has caused me to not take care of myself. Add a trip to the ER for my son and the result was me not functional on Monday. #truestory
Yesterday it wasn’t getting better so today I had a medical massage. #selfcare
I can actually move my neck without pain !! #gratitude
Why am I telling you this?
I guess so you all know I’m human. My greatest weakness is that I care for everyone else before myself.
I’ve continued to run so I definitely don’t use it as an excuse but I’ve been miserable. I hit my limit, I should not have waited that long- always always always always take care of yourself so you can better take care of others. #seriously
ALWAYS take care of yourself so you can better take care of others. ☮️ #happyhumpday
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