I never thought I would say it.....but I think I might be done dancing for a while.
(Nevermind the irony that here I am on a dance website reading and posting.....see I can't stay away)
My sister burst into laughter when I told her. But it was understandable...I have just had a second knee surgery in as many months and have barely walked since January much less danced. So yeah..... by force I am done dancing for probably the next three months. But there is a big
I’ve always had respect for this saying – but never more until recently.
Six weeks ago I experienced just how fast muscle and “muscle memory” disappears. According to my doctor, without use a muscle will start to atrophy in one week. Two weeks after my knee surgery I had lost 3 inches from my thigh and almost 2 inches from my calf and it definitely wasn’t fat! The quadriceps was/is GONE. After 5 weeks I could dangle my feet off the side of the bed and it took every ounce of
I've never blogged before. But I imagine no one will read this, so not sure it is so much a blog as a dance diary.
My left leg is stretched out straight on my couch in front of me. Wrapped, bandaged, and immobilized it hurts, less than it did yesterday and hopefully more than it will tomorrow. Only four days have passed, but the muscles ache with lack of use already. Dancers' bodies rebel against immobility.
But, really I have nothing to complain about. If the