I was able to sleep without much pain in my side/back last night, and the pain was practically nonexistent during work yesterday (though the nausea remains), so I decided to return to PowerCut this morning.
The alarm went off at 7:20, and after a few "snooze" attempts, I tried to talk myself out of it: It may be too soon to go back. You may hurt yourself again. Take another day off.
But I realized that was just the laziness talking.
The class was OK. For the most part, I felt fine. But there was one exercise that brought back the side pain x 200. The exercise where you're in a pushup position, with your feet on an exercise ball and you roll the ball in and out. Just putting my feet on the ball, the pain screamed. So I had to sit it out.
After class, I was pooped. I hadn't eaten much the night before because I had over-snacked in the afternoon, so my tank was on empty. But I was already outside and knew I needed to at least walk 3 miles. Luckily, I found some energy and ran about half the 3.
Home now, I am very glad I talked myself out of another lazy day. I'm hurting a bit - and what's with this nausea? - but at least I burned some calories.
Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm returning to bed!