To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
-Steve Prefontaine
Make it simple, but significant.
- Don Draper

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

I Feel Old Now

I had my follow-up appointment with my doctor today. Turns out, shockingly, my B12 is good! And it also turns out that at my advanced age of 33 years I have joined the rest of my family and have high cholesterol. Holy shit. Excuse my potty mouth, but dammit!!

Now that the WDW race weekend is over I have turned over control of my food to giraffy and running control to the new coach. I wonder how long until I give him a blog name and stop saying that he is new. 

I am seriously so stressed. Nervous, excited, terrified, eager....  I have 3 months to get my number down before the next blood test. It's is that or more medication. I'm good with just my daily Meniere's meds, I don't need more. So Go Team! Let's fix me in 3 months.

Speaking of Meniere's, my new doctor is setting me up with someone that specializes in Meniere's issues. So this could be a good thing! I've been sort of on my own, as I am with everything in life until now. I'm looking forward to what may come of this!

And in the mean time I seriously want to puke. I just handed my list of running goals over to the new coach. Apparently "to not suck" is not the best thing to have on your list?!? Psh, I thought it was a good goal! Just the act of handing over the list sent my tummy in a spin. And now the guilt of  my "last hurrah" grilled cheese is setting in, making the tummy ache even worse. AAARRRRGGG!!

This is a good thing. I am stepping out of my little comfort zone. I'm not going to die. Heck, I might just get healthier as a result!


The final race report will be on its way later tonight! 
If you missed the others, you can find them here:
Disney's Family Fiesta 5K Featuring the 3 Caballeros
Walt Disney World Half Marathon


8 comments:

  1. You are going to eat so much fiber and poop all the time!

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  2. 90 days to a new you? I like it. But, I like the "old" you as well.

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  3. I am curious about your new coach/! Online or in person??
    Good to hear about the b12! Looking forward to your new PR in April!!

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  4. I am sure you can fix this without meds! 90 days you can do this!
    discipline is the key to success!!!

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  5. You will be in tip top shape!
    Trust yourself you can do it!

    And I need to get all my work done, so I can plop myself on the couch/bed and read all your Disney posts.

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  6. You can do this girl....bring on the new you! :)

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  7. You can do this girl....bring on the new you! :)

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  8. Sorry to hear about your high cholesterol but I am sure you will have it lowered in no time!

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