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Mar. 9th, 2009 11:23 pm
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Am incredibly tired. Once again. Still.

At least I got my work done. And was reminded that I had noted down end of March / beginning of April as my first two weeks of holiday this year, and that we're to get the next big batch of work on 18 March, so if I could perhaps be somewhat flexible about the holiday... well, I don't have any plans made, apart from wanting to rest, so I figured I could be flexible.

Thus I somewhat unexpectedly find myself having a week off starting tomorrow. Which is nice, I suppose.

The last week's been quite awful. I've been in pain most of the time - my back's not in a good state at all, and I'm getting seriously fed up with my right leg, which has been sort of achy for a few years now but more insistent in recent months. It's not a strong pain but a more or less constant one, going all the way from the hip to the ankle, but mostly staying in the outer thigh. Most annoying. I suppose I'll need to go see a doctor about it some day, but so far, it's been so... vague, that I've not been sure what to complain about.

I did decide to actually start doing something about this awful state of unfitness and stuff last week though, and am determined to go out for a walk daily. Have done so for six days now. Not long walks, staying out for an hour perhaps, and hardly power-walking, but it's enough to exhaust me quite properly for now - my legs start aching far too quickly and I have zero stamina. But it's bound to start having an effect (preferably a positive one) some day. I hope. And today was pretty nice, climbing around in the fresh falling snow and stuff.

Just finished reading Wishing Well, a Ten & Martha book... not very impressed. Most new Doctor Who books have been good fanfic level, this one seemed weakish. And I spotted several things I'd have pointed out as a beta.

Date: 2009-03-09 09:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ubiquirk.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry you're having so much pain, but it sounds good that you're now feeling like walking to try to work on it. Hugs.

Date: 2009-03-10 09:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
It's less than feeling like it and more like having to do something, after I was nearly immobilised by back pains last Tuesday. I suppose I've got to an age where too much sitting starts showing its negative sides. Grrrr.

Thank you.

Date: 2009-03-09 10:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] abitofadork7.livejournal.com
Sorry to hear about your leg being in pain, but atleast there's that week off? Weeks off are always appreciated. :-)

Date: 2009-03-10 09:38 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
Yes, they are! Now if I could think of something to do with it, preferably something that doesn't involve spending 14 hours a day in front of the computer...

Date: 2009-03-10 07:13 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] abitofadork7.livejournal.com
Hmm... That is a toughie. I don't know, maybe go to the bookstore and read books all day?

Date: 2009-03-10 08:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
I have a few hundred unread books at home, so I don't need to leave home for that. :-D But yes, reading is always an idea.

Date: 2009-03-10 09:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] abitofadork7.livejournal.com
Several hundred \o/ *is WAY jealous* Read my friend, read!

Date: 2009-03-10 09:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
I went on a bit of a Doctor Who book buying spree a couple of years ago, which accounts for most of those. And then there are all the others accumulated over the years that I just haven't got to...

Date: 2009-03-10 09:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] abitofadork7.livejournal.com
Hmm... Maybe you've found your answer then? Just pick a book, sit back, and relax.

I love books. Books= your friends

Date: 2009-03-10 07:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pyjamapants.livejournal.com
So sorry to hear you've been achy and worn out. I hope the walking helps on both fronts!

Date: 2009-03-10 09:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
Thank you. I hope so too! I know what I really should do is try and do some exercises for the back as well, but right now even that seems just too much.

Date: 2009-03-10 08:11 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] duniazade.livejournal.com
*nods*

Walking regularly should help.

Take care of you.

*hugs*

Date: 2009-03-10 09:40 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
Thank you.

I hope so. I can't remember when I've last been this unfit... I suppose the months of very heavy workload are really showing their effect now.

Date: 2009-03-10 08:48 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] septentrion1970.livejournal.com
You're braver than me, going for a walk like that every day, but you're right. It'll be good for you, and should help you to get more rest.

Date: 2009-03-10 09:41 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
I have to, at this stage. I just hope I'll have the self control to keep it up. If I start slipping up and finding excuses to stay in even one day, it'll be twice as hard to start again.

Date: 2009-03-10 11:42 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sc010f.livejournal.com
*hugs*

I'm sorry that you're still feeling poorly, but the walks seem to be helping...


*more hugs*

Date: 2009-03-10 02:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
I'm certainly hoping they will. Eventually.

*hugs too*

Date: 2009-03-10 01:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dickgloucester.livejournal.com
Dear lord - all that sedentary work doesn't help, does it. I wonder if the leg thing is something to do with the nerves from a dicky back?

I'm glad you're getting some fresh air and moevement, though. It may be tiring, but it's healthier than being indoors all the time.

*hugs*

Date: 2009-03-10 02:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
It certainly doesn't help. I mean, I know this sort of thing is a risk for those doing that sort of work, but... I'm really still too young to be suffering quite that much, surely? *whimpers*

I know. It's just such an effort to make myself go out, especially when it's overcast and muddy and cold and there is absolutely nothing interesting out there.

Date: 2009-03-10 02:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dickgloucester.livejournal.com
But there is interesting stuff inside your head!

Date: 2009-03-10 02:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
That sounds rather suspicious!

I wish there was. Right now there isn't much going on in there.

Date: 2009-03-10 02:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dickgloucester.livejournal.com
Walking is a good way to get it all working again.

Date: 2009-03-10 02:24 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kribu.livejournal.com
One can hope, I suppose.

I did take my camera yesterday - it was snowing quite heavily, so I had to take the large one, with the weatherproof lens - and handed it over to mum two minutes after getting out of the house as it was just SO heavy that it felt like it was strangling me. Ah well.

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