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28 March 2006 @ 07:53 pm
the body betrayal  
I felt terrible today ... my left shoulder was aching awfully, and it hurt to walk. Neither problem classified as "unbearable," but nearly losing one's balance due to an unexpected "Ouch!" isn't much fun either! It was, unfortunately, my left knee that was cause for concern. It was not the same pain that I experienced prior to or during The November Incident of 2004, but it wasn't normal either. Yet woe be to the woman who injures her right knee while excessively babying the left! I tried not to favor it (though I did detect a bit of a limp in my gait), but it still took most of the day for the discomfort to disappear.

It seems I am only capable of paying attention to my body when it is not functioning well. No matter how many times I tell myself that "health" consists of physical and mental concerns, I am far too willing to ignore the former component. I really need to work on this! People are less wont to work with you when you put them down or rub them the wrong way, and bodies are like this as well. Therefore, the worse I treat myself, the more awful I am going to feel. Yes, Anne, this applies to you!

I recently documented a workplace phenomenon known as "lunch retribution." This is defined as eating another's meal in an attempt to secure revenge for the loss of one's own (presumably through somebody else's digestive system).

Tekko Attendees: What's the scoop?
 
 
Current Mood: nauseatednauseated
Current Music: "The Mournful Euphony," The Sins of Thy Beloved
 
 
 
zombie moxie: Riku: Don't crykairchan on March 29th, 2006 12:30 am (UTC)
I'm really sorry about your recent troubles. I know I can't do anything but e-hug from here. *hug* I know we're not very well acquainted, but I do have a healthy amount of concern for you. If you need to talk, there's lots of ways :)

Also, I love your icon. You look really pretty, as usual.
One Who Wanders: meditativeabiona on March 30th, 2006 08:48 pm (UTC)
Thanks. :3
aethene on March 29th, 2006 02:18 am (UTC)
Well, you got the first step to recovery down. I think you're in good shape to work it out. :D
aethene on March 30th, 2006 03:55 am (UTC)
...did I send you that song too?
One Who Wanders: composedabiona on March 30th, 2006 08:44 pm (UTC)
Probably. I still have all of 'em, even though there are some which I never listen to (you sent me one that's an entire freaking half hour long!). XD