Okay, I do feel somewhat better. The day I wrote my last post I realized later that I had a sinus infection. That put me out a bit since I also have ear issues when I get any type of cold or sinus infection.
Some. The bad news is that my back got really bad again. It got to the point where I honestly wondered if I would be able to keep running at all. I did run the mountain run with TJ on Saturday and that was a lot of fun.
The good news is that I think I figured out where my back problem came from. I realized that my back hurts most at work. In fact, some days I get to work and feel fine and after an hour or two I could barely walk. So I purchased this seat cushion called “Backjoy Posture” and gave it a try yesterday. It was amazing. I worked all day with no pain. In fact I got home and mowed the lawn and cleaned some things up and basically worked out doing chores for 3 hours and felt fine. Evidently my back problems (and maybe my hip problems) were due to the way I sit and this “cushion” helps me sit in a way that doesn’t hurt. I need to give it some more time, but pain is pain and I had none yesterday!
I hope to start back with my daily running today. I have to take my kid to a doctor appointment, so running depends on when I get home.
Finally, on to my blog reboot. I am changing my self imposed rules for my blog. I do enjoy writing, but I’m only going to write when I want to and not try to come up with something every day.
Have an awesome week and enjoy your day!!!
I might have to try one of those – I get some back/hip issues too and I definitely think it’s from my lousy posture and sitting in an office all day!
I agree. They say now that sitting all day is bad for your health. At least we have running!!!
I think you made a good decision…both on the back support at work and the blog. This blog should be YOUR journey and therefore, for YOU. As a result, you should be writing when you want and about ideas you have, topics you are passionate about, an experience you don’t want to forget, or a question you may want to pose to others for some input. While it is great to share your journey with others, this is YOUR journey 😉
So true. Thanks for the input. I guess early on it was pretty easy to write about new things since running was new to me. Now… Not that I’m that seasoned, but I’ve written quite a bit about a lot of things. Just the time involved each day is huge. Now I need to get back to reading other blogs also. I’ve missed that for sure!!!
Do what works for you and keeps you happy 😉
Good to see you back, and I agree that you should just write when you want! I haven’t posted since last week and I have no idea the next post! Ha! Hope the chair thing works, but sounds promising!
Yes, there is no need getting burned out on blogging. I hope this chair works well. Thanks.
Brilliant; glad you’re on the way to sorting your back issues, and – I agree: blog only when you want to! 😀
:). Thanks! 🙂
So happy to hear you’ve found something that works for the back pain! And I totally get the blogging thing, I have yet to find what really works for me and I am happy with. Here’s to you getting a run in after the appointment! 😊
Thank you!!! I didn’t get to run as I was out all day and it was storming, but at least I did get to walk a lot doing errands. 🙂
Nuff said! 🙂
Maybe your work should get you one of those treadmills with a desk so you can walk all day instead of sit. I kind of want one of those.
I’m glad that you’ll be posting when the inspiration hits you. 🙂
Funny, we had talked about that for people in the past. I actually walk about 2 miles a day at work, so that isn’t too bad. I think my chair just didn’t have enough support, but now I’m doing so much better!!! 🙂