Thursday, February 4, 2010

Change of Plans

I think life is the biggest deterrent in being healthy. Today I was supposed to go to my chiropractor appointment and then go teach lessons and I was going to ask Dr. Nugyen about whether I should be running while I'm getting all these treatments. Last night I get a phone call from my CT from the middle school asking if I want to sub. Of course I had to say yes because a) it's money and b) it's a day of subbing that is really rewarding since I know the kids already. So today I had no chiropractor appointment, no run, and an 10 hour work day. It's amazing how fast your plans can go out the window.
Fortunately I'll be able to do everything I had planned on doing today tomorrow.

I sang for the middle school kids while I was at the school and realized I wasn't accessing my high notes quite the same. It took a couple tries for it to really hinge. I haven't had problems with my high notes for a long time and it occurred to me that this spinal readjustment stuff might drastically affect my singing. This could be a good thing though. A huge amount of singing high notes is the ability to relax your jaw. I haven't been able to do that completely before so perhaps I'll be able to access notes I haven't been able to sing before. Wouldn't that be fabulous! Then I can stop having a voice type identity crisis!

I also realized today that I've been able to visualize what I will look and feel like at a goal weight more than I have been able to before. I look in the mirror and I like what I see because I know where I'm heading. I think my diet has helped my belly be less bloated. Still no change on the scale or in my clothes, but I have faith that I'm doing the right things!

1 comment:

  1. It's one day... things always have to be flexible. I'm sure teaching is a plenty good workout.

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