At times the body will quietly whisper that it's time to slow down. An ache here, a tired muscle there...relax. Take it down a notch. Be at Peace.
BUT if one does not heed this subtle and soothing voice of reason, make no mistake--the body will retaliate. No more Miss Nice Girl. It will hold your health and well being as ransom until her demands are met.
This week, my body has taxed me for my blatant disregard of her needs. I have found myself in excruciating pain and days of suffering.
Okay. You've got my attention, body. I promise to behave. In the meantime, here are the lessons I have learned from my bedridden banishment: