Last week I was reminded why I started this blog. I woke up with my left shoulder so swollen that I could not move my arm. My mobility was restricted to right arm and my left forearm. And I was in constant pain. My Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms have been well managed for the past year.Continue reading “When My Body Lets me Down”
There is no feeling quite like it. After pushing my body for about a mile or so, my muscles have loosened up and my lungs have opened. I breath in and feel the pavement passing below my feet as my muscles tense and release. The wind blows, cooling my sweaty face. I’ve made it past the initial hump, and my body and mind are ready to run. I feel alive, strong, and free.
My mental state was understandably agitated. I was afraid, confused, frustrated, and embarrassed. On top of it all, I was in pain.