Yesterday was a rest day. It was also Halloween, so it was good I rested.
Today is also a rest day, because really I should've done Tuesday's workout yesterday. But this worked better, so I am happy.
I killed my knee yesterday. Not running. Nope, walking around. Trick-or-Treating with my nieces (my son having gone out with his friends, being that age. He was a Creeper from Minecraft and he wore a suit and carried a briefcase, which was incredibly cute, honestly! I helped him wrap the box he used in green wrapping paper but otherwise he made the whole thing himself. We have transported ourselves into a new era of Halloween Costuming. Also, one of his friends said, "You know, you can buy one of those for like $20, and we said, "Ha! we spent $2.99 for some wrapping paper!" There is a real triumph in being cheap. I mean, frugal. :-D)
So, I may never ever wear shoes that are not Very Very Flat. Ever again. Because that's what I did yesterday, and now, OW. And I also may never take the dog trick-or-treating on a short leash again, because he pulls on me--just a little, but he does--and that makes me put undue pressure on my knees, reining him in. Bah. I do not like pain.
Tomorrow if it still hurts I will do Very Careful Walking for my exercise session. Because though I don't seem to hurt myself running, I definitely don't want this to get worse. This is at 'kneecap feels kinda wobbly' stage and that truly worries me. Kneecaps should not feel wobbly. But I am determined to keep exercising because not exercising means a whole bunch of things I don't want. Like, today? I passed the 20lbs mark in my weight-loss progress! WHEE!! And exercise has contributed terrifically to the fact that I look and feel... terrific! Imagine what I'll look like 20 more pounds down the road!
Wish me luck. Wish me healthy knees. Wish me pain-free. Here I go, doing laundry and then going on my weekly shopping-for-work trip! exciting life I lead, eh? :-D