After all my activities and loving life last week, it all came crashing down on Friday (day 72) and I thought I’d simply over done it all. So I opted to rest and do a few chores, but nothing taxing.
By the Saturday (day 73) I still wasn’t really feeling any better, which was concerning, I was starting to think I’d torn my muscle, or damaged the hip in some way, though not really understanding how.
As the day progressed, even though I was now on a second full day of resting, I felt rotten. But now not just my hips and hands, I was starting to feel generally unwell.
So here we are, I’m definitely under the weather, I have a sore throat, horrid cough and every joint aches like hell. Least this explains how I crashed out after Thursdays physio.
The weather is beautiful and here in the UK, you have to snap them up as you never know when the rain and grey weather is returning. So pulling up my big girl pants, I’m off out for a gentle stroll with the family, to blow the cobwebs away.
Wether it’s wise to or not, I used a walking pole, to give it a try. But I had my walking stick as well, for when I got tired. So sarnies packed and out the door. In a few mins we are in Chase heaven! And eating a picnic by the babbling brook in the valley.
I feel so much better for getting some fresh air, but I am tired, and sore. But making the most of my Sunday.
My adventure thrill seekers are off over the water on the log. I’m definitely not even attempting anything like this. But I enjoyed watching them do it. They jumped back over further down stream. Crazy idiots.
On the walk back the car, because we do a loop rather than back on ourselves, we walked a new trail and spotted the deer sitting around and eating. Obviously they start to walk off once we get closer, as they are 100% wild.
I feel very honoured to have gotten this close, and snapped a few photos. I did too much, I ended up on my walking stick, I am not walking anywhere near the amount others are, but that’s ok. It’s good for me, and it’s progress.
Once home it was definitely hot water bottle time, medication, and nap! I was done in, but felt accomplished at least.