Greetings from a snow-bound SSG.
If you recall, when we last left this training menagerie, I had modified my lifting by removing squats/lunges and substituting knee extensions/donkey kicks to see if my old woman knee would rehabilitate. And guess what - no pain. (In this case, "no pain, no gain" does not apply - just to clarify.) Anyhow, I've been patting myself on the back pretty thoroughly over that one. Not only is she a land records examiner extraordinaire...siren sex goddess...firefighter in training...but she's also the next Jillian Michaels.
So I headed out the back door this morning to go to work, started down the stairs off the back porch (that would be TWO STAIRS), and BANG. I had to hang on to the handrail and go down those TWO STAIRS sideways because my knee decided to just stop functioning the way most normal knees do. Sigh. Once I was on flat ground, I was pretty much fine again.
So much for my new career as Bob Harper's sidekick. But I will not bow in the face of adversity - I will strive on and see how a few more weeks of modification impact my Old Woman Knee Syndrome.
On another note - there's always another note - I'm trying to pull together a fundraiser for the Seattle Stairclimb (feel free to give at the link at the top of this screen, darling). My ability to do so depends on a certain person returning my messages. Well, guess who isn't? That would be the certain person. Double sigh. I hate it when I have something planned and I can't do it because somebody else won't do their part, don't you? So when I'm finished with this, I'm going online and looking to see if I can find another certain person who might be able to help out.
Are you ready for a fire exam question, dearest reader? Well, golly, I sure as heck am!!!
Firefighters are fighting a fire in a four-story apartment building. They need an extremely strong rope that does not stretch to rescue a burn victim. What type of rope will they most likely use?
a. Static kermantle
c. Dynamic kermantle