Wednesday, May 27, 2009

The hunger

Not exercising and sitting around on my butt makes me freaking hungry!

I'm at an insane level of hunger today. I know it's because I'm bored, and I haven't worked out for five days. That's a record for me in the last fifteen months. For someone that works out six or seven days a week, this is really a tiny bit of hell.

Unfortunately, I found a cure for the nauseousness from the antibiotics. It's simple. I should have read labels on the medicine bottles at the beginning. The cure: food. Why couldn't it be not eating food?

The sun is shining, and I can't take another re-run of Roseanne on the Oxygen channel. Stupid, boring daytime TV. I'm going to wrap my catheter with an ace bandage and hit the trail on my bike.

I weighed this morning. Not good. 160.8 A number that makes bells go off in my head. I promised myself I'd never go above 160 again. NEVER. So I have to cut the eating and get moving again.

My plan after the bike ride, go back to the ER for another dose of IV antibiotics, then see a movie. I'm going to see The Haunting in Connecticut. My husband will see almost any movie with me, including chick flicks, but he puts his foot down when it comes to cheesy, paranormal stuff, which I love. This one is based on a "true" story.


Anonymous said...

I hope things get better for you soon!

antgirl said...

Ginger is very good for upset tummies. Gingerale or there's lots of ginger teas on the market. Or gnaw on some raw ... LOL just teasing.

I can tell you that when I sprained my knee, I was ravenous. Especially for sugar, which is not something I eat a lot of ... ever. Too much sugar makes me feel queasy ...

Anyway, I've heard other people mention an increase in appetite when injured since. It may be some biological response to help ourselves heal. Shrug. A way to deal with the shock? Something. It's not just you.

I was on WW when I sprained my knee. Despite the copious amounts of sugar I consumed on a daily basis and the fact that I could not work out at all or attend meetings, I still lost all the weight. Go figure. I was a lot younger then though. I think our bodies are more forgiving up until about 30 ... then it all goes to hell. :)

Anonymous said...

I hope it get better soon! Thank you for you words of encouragement. You are my hero here right now. Hope you have/had a nice bike ride.

Ida said...

Take care and you will get back to it before long. Hope everything goes well for you.
God bless.

Ron said...

So your scale is not working right either????
mine said 176 this morning... that is nowhere near 170! Hope you heal quickly so you can get back into exersising "some" every day....Don't over do it!

Deb said...

Wow, just read through the cat bite saga posts. I hope your arm heals soon. I am looking at my sweet little kitty snoozing away on the floor wondering if she will ever cause me to have to have IV antibiotics!

Feel better soon.

big_mummy said...

i am so with you, i am on antibiotics too and the nausea?? um... sweet food. ya. sucks.