As you can probably tell, I don’t post here often. I used to, but I deleted all the old content. Going through some of that stuff brought laughter and other stuff brought tears while other stuff reminded me of how far I’ve come over the years. Speaking of how far I’ve come I wanted to share something with you today.
I went for a one mile walk.
I know. To some that probably doesn’t seem like a big deal. But for me, it’s a really big deal. You see a few months ago, I couldn’t even walk through the grocery store without breaking into a sweat, my heart racing, feeling light headed and my knees/back hurting.
Not long ago I went to the mall to go shopping with a friend and had to sit the entire time she shopped because I was sweating so bad, couldn’t catch my breath and hurt just from walking from the car to the inside of the mall.
On February 6th I went out dancing with some friends to celebrate my upcoming 40th birthday. After just a few songs I thought I was going to pass out (and oh how I wanted to dance the night away!). I was dizzy, my heart was racing, I was sweating profusely and I couldn’t catch my breath. As I went outside to try and cool down, unbeknownst to me there was a conversation going on about whether an ambulance needed to be called. In the end, one wasn’t called. [Read more…]