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Recovering well

It has been 2.5 weeks since the accident and I am feeling better, still not great, but much better than week one.  Sneezing/coughing/hiccups suck, but at least I can get myself out of bed/the car/a chair/the floor without aid and usually without a groan. I am going to try to get back to yoga this weekend.

I am not sure about doing down-anything with the left side of my body; the thought actually gives me chills.  Though people keep saying don't push yourself, if I don't, well, I am naturally the kind of person who would not push myself into perpetual couch-potatoness.

I am gearing up for the summer, another juice fast, and a few weddings. Seems Memorial Day is quickly approaching and my plans for a summer fast (July-August) are nearing. It will be here before I know it. Just like the last time, I have to slowly ween myself of some stuff (ahem, coffee) and pair down on the meats. It will take about a month to get ready then it is BANZAI Breville! I am excited and it will be just the thing I need to rev up my yoga. So I miss July 4th BBQ, so what? Last time I missed Easter food, 3 Birthday feasts, and could only have a minor amount Memorial Day. No problem. I just hope the summer wedding is in June (I forget)!

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