8/4/13: Rest day.
Monday, August 05, 2013
I really struggle with rest days.
I know my body needs them, but I always seem to "lose my groove," you know?
I weighed in this morning at 127.2 lbs before breakfast- but my body is odd and likes to, uh, empty itself only after I eat. But 127.2 is a great weight and I'm happy my body is healthy and happy :)
I did my yoga today (simple and restorative!) and the practice was wonderful. It was interrupted a few times by a needy 7-year old who was thrilled to be back home with her big sis, but I figure: love for everybody is part of yoga. And not seeing her cute little face for days made an impact :)
I've been under-eating lately. I wanted to refuel today, but I just... couldn't. I've been loading up with veggies (trying to like them more!) and it's had a negative impact on how much I can eat. I can't even get to 1200 today- and I want 1500!
That lump is still there. My mom looked at today when my sister hit it and sent my neck and jawline in pain. She says it's just a swollen lymph node, which I already was pretty sure of anyway. The question becomes: why? I'm not sure if I need to take more rest days or not for it. I've got no known infections, no open wounds, and aside from the that and feeling a little run-down, I feel fine. So we'll see. I'll try to keep up my workouts, and if the swelling doesn't go down, I'll contact my doctor about it.
Hope you all have a wonderful week!