Exercising Restraint

It’s two weeks since surgery, and I feel better; the downside is being laid up, unable to exercise, and not able to exercise for several more weeks! Before surgery I exercised 5 or 6 times per week to promote a quicker recovery; also, having once been obese and then finding happiness in a lifestyle that includes regular exercise and healthful eating, my current situation is making me crave activity! This is the benefit of living a healthful lifestyle: Once used to exercise and eating well, I felt great and wanted to maintain that lifestyle. Now I need to recover, but my emotional and physical need for exercise is testing my restraint. Although I may lose strength, during recovery I am preparing my body to be active again by properly fueling. I get plenty of rest and eat lean proteins for Continue reading