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I failed my body! It was trying to tell me something and I wasn’t listening! That is the one of the best things I ever heard and I wasn’t paying attention.
It was around Sista Strut last year when a friend of mine who had just lost her sister to breast cancer a few months before told me you have to listen to your body, when there is something wrong you will know. Get it checked out!
Sometimes we run so much it seems like we are on auto pilot. This was me. Super Woman! Working well over 60 hours a week, having family time, hubby time J and me time it seems like I never slept but somehow I kept going and going. With all this my eating habits dropped drastically, I stopped working out, 4 maybe 5 hours of sleep, and then I was still trying to kick it on occasion… yep I hit a brick wall.
All of those factor are the foundation to a healthy mind, body, and soul! I truly believe this, it’s not a secret but to stay healthy you
have to do certain things and I stopped doing them all.
NO Working out
NOT Eating Right
Big recipe for disaster when you add in any type of ailment going on with your body.
I had been having issues for a long time with my neck and back. Car accident here, fall there, probably droppin like its hot 1 too many times in the club.. (Don’t judge you know you been there) I was told 9 years ago I had 2 bulging disc in my neck.. not fun. They hurt for a long time but I went thru therapy and traction started working out got my self healthy and strong and all was well. I had flare ups here and there but nothing major until I failed my body.
I believe that all the building blocks to a healthy that I knew and used to do were part of the reason I ended up in the hospital. My
body said he you got something going on but you’re not paying attention and it waved the white flag and said no more.
But I had the signs, I had been feeling crappy for almost
a month, I kept saying I need to get some more sleep tonight, I need to eat better, let me drink more water.. but every day I was on auto pilot and when my body was really telling me to stop rest and go get checked out I kept going.
Well after almost 3 days in the hospital I realize now that
I only did this to myself. Yes woman down, I was in the worst pain, I could barely move and I felt like I had aged myself about 50 years in 4 months. While I seemed alright on the outside my body wasn’t having it anymore and made the choice I was going to listen.
And that I have, I have never stayed in the hospital unless it’s to give birth, so this was new. They wanted to do all these test,
scared I damaged some nerves, even mentioned the possibility of MS. WHAT! Ok now you have my attention.
Needless to say, I had multiple test, MRI, EMG (This was not a fun test something like shock treatment to me) but I took them all and things look good. So now what?
Well now its my turn to make it up to myself and get my body healthy and strong again. I do believe had I not let the foundation to a healthy body fall, I would have never ended up in the hospital. Take it from me when your body is trying to tell you something.. Listen to it! Who is going to tell you if you don’t!
Here is a great link on simple things we should already know but we just seem to forget! Stay healthy Stay strong and if you have any advice on healthy bone and joint support let me know.