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Yoga, too much work and another low

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Just a short note about stuff.

I have tried yoga this week! My first session was this Monday and it was great fun. The next lesson was Wednesday, but unfortunately I have the week from hell at work so I couldn't get away for the 90 minutes. I'll go back on Monday next week and hope they haven't raced through too much new stuff.

The week from hell - yup! I've been scarce on SP since I've been involved in TWO big station based exams this week for our students and it has been a whole lot of logistics and planning and effort and many people involved. Today we held our last exam, and I was at work and on my feet for 14 hours straight. The shower when I got home was BLISSFUL!!

In between all the exams and teachers meetings and professors asking about stuff I went to my doctor's appointment.

I have another low - my blood pressure is as low as he hasn't seen before, isn't that great news? (I wonder how long that lasted when I got back to work that day...!)

Apart from the yoga on Monday, the only exercise I've done this week was a LONG walk on Sunday (before we left Copenhagen) and my strength training after work on Tuesday. I plan a run after work tomorrow, today it was enough to hobble from the car to my front door - my feet ached after standing all day, but the shower really helped.

You can expect to see more of me from this weekend - until then, I hope you have a great week!
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    Sticking to it and maintaining a positive attitude when life gets so busy is a testament to your commitment. You're an inspiration, Marit!

    4378 days ago
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    You are a busy, busy woman..but life happens right. Rest up those feet before you think about any run!
    4379 days ago
  • MTER67
    14 hours on your feet?! Yikes! I am not sure I am ever even AWAKE for 14 hours straight! Glad the shower helped and hope that you will get lots of rest with your legs up this weekend. Good for you for planning a run--I am sure that it will help energize you after such a hard week.

    Take care and we'll catch up soon!
    4379 days ago
    Whoo hoo!!! See - lookie at all the benefits you're getting from eating better and regular exercise.

    Hope you get some sweat therapy time to get rid of some work stress! :)

    Oh, a note to NGCHILD: I've heard WONDERFUL things about that yoga video. Just take it slow! It will be an exercise in getting comfortable with discomfort, but I love it!
    4379 days ago

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    Wow, the last time I was told that about my Blood Pressure was just before my Thyroidectomy! Still low when Meds aren't adjusted accodingly. But not too bad to worry. Take Care, maybe check it?
    4379 days ago
    YAY for Yoga and low blood pressure!!!! You sound BUSY BUSY BUSY. :)
    4379 days ago
    Did you see the daily spark this week about the Yoga?? I have always wanted to try Yoga but thought I was too overweight to try it. The article was written for me. I saved it to my favorites and hope to try it very soon!

    On another note, I was reading new blog entrys this afternoon and ran across one that really just absolutely burst my bubble! This person blogged about the yoga article. She said how ridiculous it was for someone so obviously overweight was teaching yoga? She continued with other mindless rants such as, one of the dumbest articles she had ever read on spark. *sigh*

    I am going to try that yoga now -- just to prove to myself I can DO IT if I want to! Any tips for new yoga gal??

    4379 days ago
    Glad to hear the craziness is coming to an end and you will be able to relax a little !!!
    That is absolutely great news on your blood pressure !!!! YAYAYAYAYA
    Have a good sleep and hopefully all of your hobbling is done :):)
    4379 days ago
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