Each day as I recover, I’m more and more eager to get back to a normal routine. We’ve had a couple of snow days this week, which has eased the stress of writing sub plans for school, but yesterday as I wrote the sub plans for today it crossed my mind several times how much I would have rather been getting myself ready to go back to school instead of writing plans for a sub to follow.
Not only am I eager to get back to work but I’m also eager to get back to a normal workout routine. Last Wednesday was the last time that I ran, and other than a short yoga session last night I haven’t worked out at all.
My body and my mind are not on the same page right now. I have yet to go a day since I was in the hospital without needing to take at least one nap during the day. Much of my time has been spent on the couch. I haven’t left our apartment once since getting home on Saturday, and I’m getting cabin fever.
Yesterday FitFluential posted this reminder on both Instagram and Facebook:
Its a difficult reminder for me. I’m eager to get up and get moving, but I also know that the more time I take now to rest and recover the more prepared I’ll be when I do return to a normal routine.
I know I need to take things one day at a time. My type A personality has me wanting to get back to the grind, and feeling guilty about not being able to go to work or the gym, even though I know I shouldn’t be. I have to take things one day at a time and wait until I have the all clear from the doctor to return to my normal routine. Its certainly much easier said that done since at this moment my body cannot keep up with my mind.
QOTD: When you are sick or injured, are you eager to get back to your normal routine or do you relish in the necessary rest and relaxation?