Yay green! Glad you enjoyed the food. Hope you're doing better physically soon!
2000 hugs! Aww thanks pandas.
I did a little bit on the exercise bike until my hip told me to stop, not as much as I'd like, but it's getting better slowly.
What an amazing artist and person xx
Hope your busy day tomorrow goes ok! Big hugs :)
I'm able to do more than I used to last year for example, and anxiety is less of an issue, but I think this shows that abilty and anxiety are not the root cause of my bad moods. Having a cat has helped since February though!
Hip injuries aren't uncommon, especially when running. There's tons of stretches you can find online, or get a cheap foam roller to help! I role my legs and hips every day... Hope you feel better soon!
Feeling grateful for MoodPanda and especially two of the friends I've made through it!
Running long distance is tough, isn't it? I'd like to do a swimathon, like 5k maybe. Hope your hip gets better soon. <3
You should start building up to it.
Wrong bare... I meant 🐻
Felt disappointed all day, but spending time with niece and nephew was nice. I don't know how my brother does it. A few hours a week is enough for me.
Maybe I need more calories to run better. I need to find a balance between continuing to lose weight and improving the amount of exercise. Need to keep a calorie deficit but maybe it's wishing thinking part of my craving for sweet things.
There's good calories and bad ones! Good fats and bad fats. Less sugar and saturated fats, more natural fats and natural energy. Nuts are great (I eat a lot of cashews). Oats. Caffeine helps!
Also, like everything else we do, you will plateau. This is normal. Just have to work through it. Keep going, buddy! You can do this!
I really struggled with working out in the morning. Then I got up earlier so I could eat and have coffee before going, and it makes a huge difference!
Thanks Jeff. I eat 90 to 120 minutes before going too. It's a ridiculously early alarm.
Caffeine is a good point, I've ran well after a big mug of tea before now...
Maybe I'll go to the park (not the one near my flat - it's too small) on Wednesday seen as I'll be able to go any time of day. Maybe I just need to change routes up.
That's another good plan! Change things up...run different areas or different surfaces (like trails?). Finding people to run with helps. Or even bringing headphones and changing the music up can help.
FWIW, I LOATHE getting up early and running, especially since it's dark. But it really does make you feel better afterward and kickstart the day!
Makes me want to go back to bed a lot of the time! I started running a few different trails one run a week, these are shorter than my normal runs because I find more hills and uneven ground difficult.
Thanks though Jeff, I appreciate your help!
My run this morning was tough in the sun. I switched to walking twice for a minute or so. So I am retrospectively calling it 'speed work'. Hopefully tomorrow will be better or I probably will just give up.
Don't give up, John! It will be worth it. There is no shame in walking bits. I walked a bit of the big hill on my 5-mile run this morning.
Understandable. It's hard to keep doing more or less the same thing every day. Even with Jeff's excellent advice.
Hang in there John. I ran earley because of the heat and was glad I did.
The heat is bad here, too. Today we're down to 30 C, what a relief! Hope the coolness gets to you soon. And dealing with the past is such a great challenge. A lot of work, and grieving and letting go (at least for me). Sometimes it just cuts me down
Hope you feel better soon. Hugs and smooches
Don't think you're quite ready for Lister level spicyness just yet John 😂 Are you alright though?
Hey Zeus 😁 that's funny
I had nervous stomach listening to football on radio. Glad I didn't buy a season ticket, I don't think I could take it, especially with that result. Also if my neighbour who dumped their old fridge by my back door is reading: Just don't.
A.J. ingredients included extra hot vindaloo curry powder, my own naga chilli spice mix, Mexican insanity sauce my brother gave me, home made Carolina reaper chilli sauce. I used a few too many dry powders, it made the sauce a bit too thick...
I got some positive feedback from the boss at volunteering today. Hence 6. Feels good to feel useful.
Congratulations on the feedback xx
That would have burned a hole in my stomach. You're a brave man.
It's a burned a hole somewhere else this morning, Love! 😂
Haha. Im picturing a flamethrowing butthole.
Sorry. That was tacky.
The truth isn't always subtle poetry, Love!
Well done, John! Sounds like a success minus the firey butthole. 😂
Glad you had a green day, John! (It wanted to autocorrect to the band name 😂)
Achieved a weightloss milestone, but I probably needed to drink at the time, so maybe not typically accurate, still pleased with it though.
Woo John! Proud of you!
But I can't even swim 1km for fun, so I'm not as good as some people... 😊
Don't knock the benefits of a good walk! Glad the day got a little better, at least...
I got bitten by a wasp in my bed. And by some horseflies outside. We're yummy, my friend, what can we do.
What is the chunk that's missing from you?
Glad your dizziness is better, though. Do you have low blood pressure due to your medication?
I just meant I feel like I'm only living a little part of what life has to offer. (Or that a zombie bit off my left buttock)
Or maybe that I am not entirely capable of experiencing the whole of what life has to offer. I think is a better explanation.
I feel that way too. Like there will be this whole huge part I miss out on.
I know the feeling, I get it in my numb periods a lot. I used to have Zombie as my nickname heh
The numb periods come after a crisis of sadness and general wanting to die-ness. It looks like for you it's a bit similar.
My old friend Hollie is also Zombie! I haven't felt numb recently. I'm lucky not to have had a major crisis for 4 years. Plenty of bad days, and I suppose numbness still applies after those, but to a lesser extent.