|My boy on his morning commute|
Last night I used my Groupon for a deep tissue massage at Pelletier Salon in Staten Island. I can only say good things about this place. It was my first time getting a deep tissue massage, but it was excellent. He focused on the sciatica, but still managed to make everything feel a bit better. Definitely an hour well spent. When I got home, I enjoyed that relaxed feeling and took the opportunity to catch up on Blue Bloods. I had been a few episodes behind from last season and now I am all caught up. It is a great show! If you don't watch it, you should. And not just because Donnie Wahlberg is in it... although that helps... alot!
Side Note: Since you are all getting to know me, you should know that I am a huge New Kids on the Block fan. Yes, I was a fan in the late 80s-early 90s and I am still one now. I have been to about 10 NKOTB concerts in the last 3 years. Don't judge me!
Anyway, I was all late watching TV. I think that my body is rebelling since I am not exerting the usual amount of energy in a day and not up at 4:30 to run. Now it wants to go to stay up late and get up late. Hey, Body! It's not happening! We will be running soon! Don't get used to this slacker behavior!
I also met with the PT at my job this morning and she also worked on the piriformis muscle for a while and then applied some ice. I definitely feel a difference, but there is still discomfort when I walk. I am trying to be patient but I am very anxious. I am still "scheduled" to run 13.1 this weekend at Grete's Great Gallop which I really wanted to run this year to honor a great inspiration. I guess some things are out of my control.
However, I control how I handle it. And I have decided that I will just take this one day at a time. No more Cranky Jen. Sorry guys! Just going to do what I need to do and readjust my expectations as needed.
Ever get a deep tissue massage? Like it?
Ever get thrown off marathon training course? How did you get through it?