Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Keeps Getting Better
I stuck it out for the full 30 minutes, feeling like I'd been run over by a truck. I stretched, and then went to take a shower. I was feeling kinda faint, so I put the cold water up higher. I thought it would help.
Just before washing my hair, I felt like I was gonna faint for sure. I barely got the water turned off, stumbled out of the shower and put on my bathrobe when I called to my husband. I just made it to my bed, telling him that I felt really, really weak.
I was about to ask him to call the ambulance when I fell back on the bed, and felt much better. Wow, what a difference. My husband asked what was going on and I told him I was feeling bad and could he bring me a cup of water. Slowly, I started to feel better, laying down for a solid 20 minutes.
My husband reminded me that I had just given half a quart of blood yesterday and that blood brings oxygen to all parts of the body. So my body was seriously lacking oxygen.
Not that it made me feel better, but I should have figured that out before doing something so stupid. If you're working out and you feel bad, stop working out. Hello - it's really that simple.
Wow, it ain't easy getting old.