Happy Snowy February!
It is very peaceful and calming to have all of the snow goodness around.
That is what I focus on when I am trying to ignore the cold. Can't have the snow without the cold I understand that but I can't seem to be able to make peace with the cold. Not now not ever. These are the hardest months for me to get motiviated.
Luckily for me inspiration is all around. If blood clost survivors can do it then I need to get moving and do it. If cancer survivors can do it then there are no excuses.
Got the start the year in the month of January with a 30/30 challenge where you had to do something active for 30 minutes for 30 days in January. It did not matter what sort of activity it just had to be 30 minutes. From yoga to running, riding, cross-training, even downhill tubing... whatever you did it counted. That for sure set up my mind set to get going fo the year. This idea came through the PICKY AmBADASSadors Program which I am very lucy to be a part of this year. If you are looking for a natural sourrce of nutrition checkout the picky products at www.pickybars.com you will be surprised at all of the goodness you will find.
We all know that blood clots can happen to ANYONE and they can present in many different forms.
February's Athlete of the month DAN sure has an unique story that is worth sharing as we all need to be aware that blood clots can happen anywhere at any time. It does not matter how in-shape you think you are when all conditions are right the clots will come and all us as patients must be ready to identify the signs and symptoms so that proper treatment can be received. Dan's story is going to be worth your time... READ ON!
Truly an interesting story. Thank you Dan for your willingness to share you story. It just never stops from amazing me the many different ways in which blood clots can present and where they can come about. PLEASE BE AWARE!
My CLOT BUSTER #StopTheClot season of racing in polka-dots is slowly coming into focus as some races are moving forward with plans for racing later on the year. We will see how things playout this year. I am more than ready to go but I have to admit that getting a year off sure allowed my body to recover and I think that I am fresher... we will see about that if and when I get to take on some racing challenges.
One challenge that is coming on just around the corner maybe one that you all may want to consider - check it out...
You know that I am getting ready for this... WILL YOU JOIN US?
COME ON LET'S RIDE!
Thank you for reading,
The Clot Buster