Anyone else feel like the Coronavirus "thing" is over? I mean, I know it's not over, but eventually we have to move on with our lives and do whatever it is that we need to get back out there. I realize that's not exactly the case for every state and every country, but Texas has … Continue reading Baby Steps
I strongly dislike this "social distancing" phrase that is thrown about everywhere as if we are all social pariahs due to this virus. We are indeed physically distanced, but we are not socially distanced. There is certainly a distinction between the two. We might be keeping our airspace clear during this time, but we are … Continue reading Coronatine Adventures – “Separate but Connected” (Sunday, March 29th)
I hope positivity will go a long way in all of this.
When I first started following the guidance of Dave Ramsey and began to stockpile cash for an emergency fund, I never imagined that the reason for dipping into said fund would be a killer pandemic sweeping through like a whirling dervish wreaking havoc on the lives of everyone.
When I workout at the Physical Therapy gym I get to look myself in the eye in a floor to ceiling mirror while doing some of the sequences. A couple weeks ago during a particularly difficult session, my mental strength was really starting to slip as my heart was pounding and sweat was dripping and I was getting just a tad bit dizzy from not breathing properly. In the mirror I could see my male PT (I have a female one I see as well) coming up behind me as I started to "cheat" more and more with each rep. I thought he would call me out instantly, but instead he dead eyed me in the mirror.
If you, like me, have struggled to get ones hands on the usual staples in the grocery store, one must do what one can to keep the mind and the mouth busy.
Just wanted to pop on here to offer a little encouragement across the world. According to my stats I have readers from every inch of the globe (surprises me, too!) and I know we are all hurting in much the same ways. I'm here to remind you all that we. can. do. this.
That'll be a nope....
Did I tell you that I am back to working as a Physical Therapy aid/student observer during therapeutic riding sessions?
I'm laying on a table with my knees up like I'm about to get a pelvic exam as my physical therapist says (not quietly enough), "Now. Close your vagina. Contract your lower abdominals, and squeeze your butt cheeks."