Adventure. I am up for it. On my bucket-list; jumping out of a plane, learning how to ride a motor, travel around the world visiting blogging-friends and some other plans for the future. Recently, I’ve got certified as a Health & Nutrition Life Coach and I decided it was high time to pick up Tae Bo again and be more active myself.
After the first group lesson, I learned the hard way that walking with our dog, taking care of our big farm-house and the huge garden isn’t sufficient preparation for exercising hard-core again. I couldn’t walk without muscle pain for a week.
A week ago I joined the second class and this time the abdominal muscles were the focus of the lesson. Tuesday morning I was a bit sore in the area of my stomach and abdomen, but as always, for me personally, the second day after exercising heavily, the muscles were killing me.
Turned out to be almost literally. EEKS !
What I thought was muscle pain, was in reality an inflammation of my appendix. My husband figured this out, the moment I started to vomit. A long story short, I ended up in the hospital Wednesday evening, got emergency surgery at night and had to stay until Saturday morning.
Those operations are routine now. In the past you would end up with a big scar across your belly, nowadays you only have three small wounds. Since Saturday, I am allowed to eat everything again and also to do everything again. Woop Woop! Ok, ok, at an easy tempo, if my belly muscle starts to hurt… rest.
So, slowly picking up where I left off. They say you have to experience everything at least once in a lifetime. This was an adventure I gladly would have missed 😉
As always, I will first read the articles from the Beautiful Souls that I have added to my weekly reading list. Moreover, lying and walking around in a hospital gives you a lot of time to think. Full of new ideas for articles, so …