FYI

Where am I??

Word has been trickling down in my direction that many people who regularly attended my class have been asking, “Where is Dana?”  “Is she coming back?”  “What’s taking so long?”  “Why can’t she just come teach and not DO the class?”  “Why isn’t she back at the gym by now?” First, I’d like to apologize for not returning to work yet.  Please know I am not being lazy, selfish or insensitive to your requests to have me back at the gym.  I’m flattered that the sentiment is that I am missed but the conclusions many people are drawing from my absence are simply …

Honestly…

Honestly… I’m scared. Of what?  Well…the more I thought about it, the more I discovered how complicated and layered the answer was.  What if the surgery doesn’t work? What if he doesn’t fix all the issues and a new one starts? How much pain am I going to experience? How am I going to function using only my left arm when I’m right-handed? How long until I can exercise a little? If I exercise will I compromise my healing progress? How am I going to manage my weight without being able to move much? (yes that sounds selfish, but it’s …