Why do my knees hurt so bad? – The Shrinking Jeans of Christy


September 14, 2009 By Christy

Am I doing something wrong? I mean, today was supposed to be an upper body workout, but my knees are killing me. The side lunges and side-to-side jumps and inline skating are going to be the death of my knees.

Do you have any advice? Because seriously, I’ve never had a problem with either of my knees. Ever. They didn’t bother me when I did the 30-Day Shred, which was very intense and full of lunges and squats and those stupid plank jacks. What gives?

On another note, I was determined to workout today after missing not 2, not 3, but 4 days of working out. The shame. As soon as I got going, the phone rang. It was Lisa. I ignored her. Then it rang again. The machine got it and I could hear a friend leaving a message about a mother’s day out opening for Mia. Then it rang again. It was my mom. And then the dog started whining to go out. I ignored her and she puked on the floor. What gives?!!!

I think from now on, I’ll turn the ringer off and put my dog out before I work out.

Even with all the distractions, I still burned 175 calories. DAMN!!! I was proud and sweaty. Or sweaty and proud. Either way, I did it, and I intend on catching up on the days I missed. That is if my knees will cooperate.