After Six Months
Patience is a virtue.
Seems the older I get, while I have practiced some patience but when it comes to the healing of the body, it's still very lacking. This break in the ankle which is normally to take between 6 months to a year of recovery, is just too long. But what makes it harder is the fact that tendonitis has developed on the same ankle for months.. fine line I am walking. (heehee.. no puns intended)
I never thought that I would be in a place where for long months I would be unable to jog or run the way I enjoy it. The body's addiction of the hormones of a runner's high has become quite immense. I had not even realized how much I enjoy the runner's high, more importantly it really kept my balance of mind, spirit, and body. Amen. Without being sick one wouldn't realize the importance of being healthy and the importance of every body part. I just can't quite say this enough times.
Just seems that through this period of recovery, I am to learn some important lessons during the recovery of this injury. Learning to not be dependent on some things. That life some times throws curve balls at us and all we can do is catch it. Actually without a choice too. (LOL) But during this time, it certainly helps me focus on doing some of the things that I had always wanted to do. When I was healthy in mobility, I was often too spastic and not calm enough to do all that I wanted to do. I am definitely in need to learn to balance it. As someone who loves her balance, this is a very good lesson to learn. While exercising is great, and one of the things I love, but reading is just as great too!
I never learned to appreciate reading until recent years. There's quite a long lost years of reading in my life. Now catching up the readings that I want to do, while also continue to write. :)
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