Oh what a day!!! As the morning progressed so did the pain in my arm. By lunch time I couldn’t hold a pen let alone a coffee cup. So I did the one-armed drive to the hospital to get it checked out. After several agonising hours of x-rays, scans & prods…..the verdict:; no broken bones, no muscle tissue damage, no tendon problems….calcium crystals in my shoulder bone (whatever the heck that means). .So I’m on voltaren tablets, with the threat of steroid injections if not coming right within next few days.
Already I can feel my fingers again, raise my arm slightly in different directions ……so definitely on the mend now. AND Totally happy that although I have no idea what the prognosis actually means I know that I’m only out of training for a few days …AND it’s minimal damage; nothing what-so-ever to do with lifting weights or my form; very ecstatic about that too.
So I have not made any other effort to do any training today (not that I could have anyway, too busy wiping away my tears of misery & suffering!!).
I’ve wisely cancelled “spin” in the morning with the promise that if my arm is able to support me holding the handle bars even lightly, I’ll be going…they’ll save a seat for me til 5.35am!!!! I’m having the most healing sleep of my life tonight.
I have to admit that sitting in the hospital waiting room, feeling very sorry for myself & imagining the worst possible outcomes, made me really realise how I have taken so much for granted. I’m extremely lucky that I love working out with weights & the cardio aspect is a lot more fun now that there is so much variety. And I have been blessed with exceptionally good health, mostly, to participate in a wonderful program such as this that Sarah & Dougal are running for us.
More updates tomorrow…
Good health and joy to all.