Broken Warrior Goddess Update…

Hello lovely people ๐Ÿ™‚ Well…I am still broken, but things are looking up ๐Ÿ˜€ I had an appointment at the fracture clinic yesterday and they poked and prodded my ankle and declared it safe to bear weight on ๐Ÿ˜€ I am still in a booty thing to protect and support it, and but I can…… Continue reading Broken Warrior Goddess Update…

Reboot days 104 – 105: Two days of walking and rehab…

Day 104: Monday Monday morning brought an unexpectedly early start followed by some leg and hip prodding and poking and stretching… I think the official term is sports therapy with some sports massage in there too… but basically it boils down to poking and prodding and pushing on bits that hurt… Still, it is effective…… Continue reading Reboot days 104 – 105: Two days of walking and rehab…

Reboot days 102 – 103: A weekend of mixed results

Day 102: Saturday On saturday I ran… I didn’t only run…I did other things too like have lunch and clear up and stuff. FOr the purposes of this post, I ran, I just didn’t want to give you the impression that I ran continuously for the whole day… Anyway, after much procrastination (I just can’t…… Continue reading Reboot days 102 – 103: A weekend of mixed results

Bringing the positivity back :-)

The first (slightly irrelevant) question is why does wordpress think I have misspelled positivity? It doesn’t even give me any alternative spellings, just “positive, positivism and positivist” as alternatives… I have checked it in the OED so it must be right… Oh well…that is not the point of this post… The point of my post…… Continue reading Bringing the positivity back ๐Ÿ™‚

The day I realised just how important this all is to me!

When I say realised, I did know really, but I have only recently fully come to appreciate what a huge part of my life this all is. By this I mean, exercise in general and dancing specifically! Ok…I’ll start at the start… and attempt not to over dramatise. Although I can’t promise that last one,…… Continue reading The day I realised just how important this all is to me!

After 418 days, I had to take a rest day!

I did it, I rested.I did not do any exercise, I did some walking but not much.And, you know what, it is okay!ย I had a hard time deciding to take a genuineย actual rest day, but we need them sometimes. Rest days actually help performance apparently, they allow your body to heal and fix its self…… Continue reading After 418 days, I had to take a rest day!

Year 2 week 4: Workout Compendium

Yep, I am sticking with compendium for now…it is the implicit promise of Snakes and Ladders that seals the appeal ๐Ÿ™‚ That said, there were no snakes or ladders involved in this weeks exercise adventures… There was Insanity and a surprise (and unfortunate) trip to an Osteopath which left me worse off than when I…… Continue reading Year 2 week 4: Workout Compendium

Day 314: If in doubt…Squat!

So what exercise do you do when you have the end of a cold and an arm injury that is rapidly healing? Well…tabata and squats of course…but I’ll come to that in a minute ๐Ÿ˜€ First of all, my arm…I had an appointment with Sophie the sports therapist to check I hadn’t done vast amounts…… Continue reading Day 314: If in doubt…Squat!

Day 313: Significantly more dancing than I expected…

Ok..after the drama of Tuesday, I was less than impressed when I woke up on Wednesday morning barely able to move my arm! I couldn’t lift it up, put my hair in a pony tail or even put my jumper on without help… I was really quite worried that this would be the end of…… Continue reading Day 313: Significantly more dancing than I expected…

Day 312: Tabata Tuesday…

Woohoo ๐Ÿ™‚ I get to use “Tabata Tuesday” as a title…the words sound so good together ๐Ÿ˜€ Mind you Tabata was the only good thing about Tuesday!ย Can I use the I hate Tuesdays cat again? I know that is the third time, but 3 times out of 311 is not too bad… ok 45, there…… Continue reading Day 312: Tabata Tuesday…