11-19-14 – Wednesday – Inflammation

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So yesterday I noticed inflammation in my body. I don’t know if it was just a great retention of water or a reaction to food. After lunch yesterday the veins in my arms appeared more visible than normal. Being that I spent the last 4 days working on the treadmill with a walking routine I knew this was not from heavy lifting. It could just be a sign that I need a day off, or it could be my body’s response to eating pork for lunch. Because of the sodium in pork or ham I have always noticed an increased thirst for water. I believe that is what is going on. I also noticed that despite all of the calorie burning I have been doing each day, this morning my weight was a bit higher than the day before.

I am also recognizing that I should take a day off after 3 straight days of exercise. It doesn’t matter if it is cardio or strength training, I believe it is a matter of my body calling for a break. I don’t know this for a fact, but I highly suspect that most heart attacks take place during these times of inflammation. I also suspect that it is this inflammation that brings about a great many other medical problems if gone unchecked.

3:00 AM – Blood Sugar – 85, Weight – 171.2
(Started Shoulder routine this morning but quickly abandoned when I noticed that my right shoulder is still not completely healed as I felt acute signs of pain with shoulder raises)
Situps – 20, 20, 20 = 60

About SimpleLivingOver50

At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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One Response to 11-19-14 – Wednesday – Inflammation

  1. PigLove says:

    Inflammation is a wicked beast. I know because it haunts my mom too. Get to feeling better soon my friend. XOXO – Bacon

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