The last couple of weeks I have finally gotten my motivation back, found a workout that I love and then . . . I hurt my back. I've been in pain for the last couple of days and while it is getting better, I think I am more upset about the fact that I was "on a roll" and then had to come to a screeching halt.
Has this ever happened to you?
I feel like I have been on this same merry-go-round battle between my desire for fitness/working out and my body fighting it. Most of the time, my workout issues revolve around my left foot/ankle which usually just slows down my cardio but I can continue with weights. With my back, though, I wouldn't even attempt to lift weights.
How do you handle injuries? Do you push yourself to come back quickly or do you let nature take its course? Since it has been feeling a bit better the last couple of days, I think I am going to take the weekend off and not push it. If I'm still having any pain on Monday then I'll be heading to a chiropractor just to be checked out. I'm hoping that I just strained something but we'll see . . .
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