day 517 – chilli day

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putting in the work as part of my kinesiologist’s version of his new year’s gift to me before my physio crucified my knee. i do appreciate all the push i have gotten this year to strengthen my weaknesses and i will continue to improve and work even harder next year. on my way out of physio to see this gorgeous view of downtown with white mountains in the background. not a good day to be under dressed when the weather is minus four degrees

day 482 – adjustment time

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my legs took a ton of beating and bruising lately including a bad knee collision a few days ago. instantly knew it was out but was still able to carry out my regular exercises the next little while without over compensating so i had hoped it wasn’t as bad as i initially thought. went in to check it out and my physio confirmed that my gut feeling was correct. getting both my knee cap popped back in place and wrist taken care of was painful as ever, but it had to be done. he gave me the hardest task possible and threatened i musnt make my knee cap out of place again. i will continue my long mission to search for ways to protect my knees keep them from shifting

day 419 – my rationale

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life is all about getting over challenges to be able to enjoy the things i consider fulfilling and meaningful. everyone has different values in life and many have disagreed with my decisions but have supported me in ways possible. no stranger to pain and injuries but today is one of those days where i feel absolutely grateful at my appointment. for the first time in a long time, i actually feel like i have my legs under me and all the beating i have taken is paying off. a big shout out to my physio and kinesiologists who have kept me in my sports throughout the years. couldn’t have done it without any one of you

day 338 – releasing knots

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tightness all around my legs to compensate for all the parts that aren’t doing its job. paying the price all at once with some painful rolling and massage for not having been keeping up with releasing all the muscles and stretching throughout this prolonged recovery process. everything is expectedly tight, must stop being lazy and start stretching again. being held down or pinned to avoid uncalled for kicking, not what i would call the normal massage

day 321 – guess where i am

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taking what i deem as necessary steps to getting back on the mats, on the courts and in the gym. at physio taking orders, working hard and taking beating that will ultimately give myself the best chance and most optimal return date. here i know i am in the good hands of my physio and kinesiologists who is pushing me hard to train me better everyday. don’t ever change because you guys don’t let me slack

day 302 – familiar territory

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erratic visits lately to fix my knee problems that’s been sidelining me for the past week. almost any kind of bending is prohibited aside from walking, this to me feels worse than imprisonment. three years today was the first time i broke my foot. how far i have come and how much i have gone through to get to this point and i will stop at nothing because i know it will only get stronger and better

day 297 – knee crapped out

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once again, back again to find out what’s wrong with my leg. started feeling random discomfort last night which soon turned to numbness and eventually to immobility. little did i know i went through last night’s class running, kicking and jumping with a dislodged knee cap. the time when I turn to physio to rescue my body. he has given me strict orders to stay off it for next two days with no activities and continue to ice regularly until he sees me again