After taking the weekend off due to pulling a muscle in my back, I decided to go ahead and try one of the Exercise TV On Demand videos. I settled on a basic cardio video that lasted about 25 minutes. I was feeling great until the very end, when apparently I moved my arms the wrong way and then *WHAM*, there went my back.
What is a girl supposed to do when her body won't cooperate. You all don't know how bad I really want this for myself and my family. But it is SO frustrating. I guess I just thought I was Jillian Michaels and went too far, too early. I don't really think it had anything to do with the fact that I am currently out of shape. It has everything to do with the types of exercise that I am doing and moving in ways I have never moved before. Yes, an elliptical machine can be wonderful, and it helps you burn a ton of calories. But that is the same mechanism that makes me quit every time. It is SO boring!
So, here I sit, wondering what to do now? Do I wait and let it completely heal? Or do I continue to do other things that won't hurt me?
The fabulous news is that I can tell you that even after one week, I already find myself making better food choices! I just love Greek yogurt!