Hope everyone had a great Christmas and is gearing up for a fantastic New Year! 

One of the presents my son got from is dad for Christmas was a hoverboard. Yeah, yeah, they spontaneously combust and are dangerous. But what fun is life if you don’t take some risks? This one was a “safer” model that isn’t supposed to catch fire (you supposedly can tell by the plug), and I was all about trying it out, so I did. I had actually gotten somewhat decent at it after a few days. The hardest part is getting on and off the thing. Well, my luck ran out and on Monday, I fell off while trying to dismount and heard an awful noise in my foot. My husband took me to urgent care, and sure enough, I broke a bone in my left foot. Ouch!

I feel pretty silly for being a statistic that fell off a hoverboard and broke a bone. The past couple days have been tough for me. I’m wearing a walking boot, but I can’t put any weight on my bad foot, so I have to use crutches. This is so difficult. I hate not being able to do normal things without ease, like going to get a glass of water, let alone being able to exercise. Today I woke up feeling a little better mentally. I had my husband bring up the yoga mat and I did some stretching (upper body only!) and did a tiny bit of ab work. I’m going to a specialist next week, so I’ll ask more about my restrictions then, but for now, I’m taking it pretty easy. I want this to heal as quickly as possible. 

So with today being #WellnessWednesday, I’m focusing more on my mental health. It’s easy to let something like this bring me down, but I’m not going to let it. The little bit of exercise I did helped; As did styling my hair and putting on some makeup. While I’m not leaving the house today, it felt good to do something normal!

I’m sure I’ll be posting more about this over the next few weeks as I recover! In the meantime, have a great New Year and stay healthy! 🙂

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