So far this week my arthritis has been just awful. My knees have been in that much pain that I’ve been hobbling around like a 95 year old, who is feeling especially old and broken. I haven’t been sleeping and pedalling has sadly just not been an option.
This means that food discipline is vital. I have been totally on point (to use a modern phrase) and have been doing exactly what I should be intake wise. This as I know from past experience is the hardest part of any fitness/health regime.
It has been a very trying week in other areas too. Monday was a calamity for us. To cut a long story short, our big male Dog savaged our little female Lurcher nearly to death in a totally unprovoked and surprise attack out on a walk with Wifey. The end result was the impossibly hard decision to have him euthanised as he clearly was not to be trusted anymore, just think if it had been someone’s child. We then had little Tia go through major surgery to save her life. I won’t go into the financial repercussions of those procedures either.
The house has had a very different atmosphere without Benji and add on the constant second guessing as to whether we did the right thing and it’s been a tough time. But as John Lennon famously said “Life is what happens to you while you’re making plans…”