FIRST DAY OUT OF QUARANTINE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND LEG PAIN

Today was day one out of quarantine. I still have to wear the mask for a few days in public, but I am feeling almost 100%.

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Truth be told I am feeling better than before I got COVID.

I have been struggling with significant joint and muscle pain in my left hip and knee for about six months. The week before I got COVID I had begun preparing for our church’s 21 Days of Fasting and prayer. This prep called for a draw back on caffeine and processed sugar. This week as I got COVID I launched fully into the Daniel fast which is a vegan fast which I will be on until the end of January as our church seeks God for spiritual breakthrough.

I have noticed each day my muscle and joint pain has been decreasing! I have less pain and less swelling leading to greater mobility. Greater mobility has not meant much since I have been stuck in my house for the last week, but today when I had to start taking appointments again it meant the world to me.

I started with a breakfast meeting, which consisted of fried potatoes and gluten free toast and herbal tea. Then at 11 A.M. I attended a seminar being sponsored by our town library on the subject of domestic violence. The seminar was soooo…. informative and the feedback I have gotten from congregants who attended with me is showing me that God is about to open up some powerful doors in the area of community involvement. That said, the stools we were given to sit on at the event I think were originally some kind of torture device. Some of our church members actually didn’t make it through the event in those stools. They had to move to other chairs at the back of the room or to a standing position. Honestly, I was a little worried at the end that I may struggle unfolding myself from the child size pizza pies. A week ago I would have probably needed help getting up from that stool after two hours of sitting in it. But today not only did I get up under my own power, but the pain in my knees didn’t last more than five minutes as my muscles readjusted to being straightened out!

It was a great day of learning and of discovering that my injury may not be an injury as much as it is a food sensitivity!

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7 thoughts on “FIRST DAY OUT OF QUARANTINE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND LEG PAIN

  1. Pingback: FIRST DAY OUT OF QUARANTINE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND KNEE PAIN | Lillie-Put

  2. Reading about your knees having to adjust to sitting on those stools, well, I could relate! I played piano last Sunday morning in shoes that had higher heels than typical; and – from balancing on one leg to use the other for the pedal – my leg just went numb. Ha, ha! I wasn’t sure if I was just going to stumble off the stage when the song service was done. Good times! Ha, ha, ha!!! 🙂
    I’m glad that you’re feeling much better. It’s been a rough winter of sickness. Praying you keep getting your strength back and that the mobility only continues to improve!

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