Do you think that sometimes an angel whispers in someone’s ear, inspiring them to encourage someone at the right moment? Have you ever been inspired by those divine forces?
Well. there I was yesterday after fighting off all kinds of resistance and procrastination. I’ve gained 5 pounds over the month, so sayeth the scale which had been purposefully avoided! I needed every ounce of energy to stay focused on moving — yes, again! Same phone number and nearly the same address too. You see, a heavy smoker moved into the apartment next to me–and it was a hellish 6 months (including wheezing and coughing) until another unit opened up. In fact, I should thank the smoker now that I look back because I ended up in the best unit here — in my opinion anyway. But there was a lot of frustration and expense and consequent knee injuries. I was pushing my body harder at the gym because I was (sounds crazy now) trying to keep myself from the detrimental effects of 2nd and 3rd hand smoke. I was stressed out and pushing harder in my workouts let me release my intense feelings, but also caused me to re-injure my knee.
I’ve been here before with this knee. I think there’s a meniscus issue there that’s long standing from which I have recovered numerous times. The time before this one involved jumping waves at the beach and walking on the uneven surfaces of the sand. The following day we walked around the ‘Broadway at the Beach’ — a Myrtle Beach park with rides and attractions that involved a good deal of walking. I was in pain! My knee screamed at me toward the end of that day. But I recovered. I’ve recovered numerous times and will again—yet, this time it’s taking a good deal longer!
Anyway, about the angel that showed up. Well, who knows if we’re talking angel really but have you ever noticed that just when Continue reading