Wish Me Luck

As Sick As Frodo After Weathertop

After the miserable weeks I’ve had lately, I finally feel pretty good. Yesterday was the first day I didn’t feel like Frodo did after Weathertop.

Actually, I felt rather pleasant. I worked my first full day, and it was nice being back at work. I was pretty exhausted when I got back home, but that’s to be expected when recovering.

Since yesterday left me so fantastically energetic, I’m going to try to use today as a chance to get back to running. I am not going to push myself, and I don’t think I’ll be able to get even close to a 5K in–honestly, I don’t think I’ll be able to run a solid mile after that Mordor-inspired sickness.

But now, like Aragorn, I’m ready to return to my rightful place…on the treadmill. Not because I have to–because I don’t. I’ve been sick, so I’m allowed to take some recovery time without feeling bad about it.

I’m returning to activity because I want to. I miss it. I really miss it. I miss running. I miss being active. I miss moving around and getting that crazy endorphin high.

Who would’ve guessed I would ever become that guy?

I’ll let you know how it goes.

B.J. Keeton

B.J. Keeton

B.J. is a geek, gamer, podcaster, and livestreamer. He has been the co-host of the Geek to Geek podcast since 2016, and he helped start the Geek to Geek Media Network. His biggest pet peeve is when someone spells Wookiee with only one E. One time, he told his friends he liked vegetables maybe more than he did Star Wars, and they made him put a dollar in the jar. That should tell you everything you need to know about him. Find him on Twitter as @professorbeej or on Discord as @professorbeej#1337.

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3 Comments

  1. B.J. Keeton

    Yesterday, I needed the luck. Was able to go about 1.5 miles in just at 20 minutes. Slow going, but I went. It was recovery cardio, so there’s that.

    Today, I intend to hit the treadmill after work since I have an early afternoon. Hopefully, it will go a little better.

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  2. rowan

    I’m glad you feel better. This has been a crappy week for me health-wise. Been eating better though.

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    • B.J. Keeton

      Eating better always makes me feel well. I’ve been trying to lately, and I wonder if that hasn’t helped me recover some.

      Reply

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