Sunday, September 8, 2013
It is late evening after a hot day
tried to stay hydrated by lost my way
fell asleep while watching TV
and without warning I felt the pain
first a pull then a tightening of the muscles
it felt like the size of a baseball
in the calf of my leg
I let out a scream,
my husband came running
but there was nothing he could do
I tried to relax and change positions
then finally massaged my leg
until the cramping was done
I don’t want to feel that pain
any time soon
so I drink some Gatorade
and flood my system with water.
I don’t remember this pain when I was younger.
my body keeps changing but not for the better
I’ve learned not to stretch too quickly
do it slowly to avoid those darn leg cramps.