I was awoken by Kim early one Saturday morning to inform me that I had been “voluntold” for a 5K Mud Run. I thought to myself, oh good. That will be a good excuse to start running again. I asked her “When is the race?” “Now! Get dressed.” Now understand that, I have not run, jogged, or even walked at a brisk pace at anytime in the past 10 years! So I manned up and went with my son to the Mud Factor 5K.
I did better than expected, I made it through all obstacles, finished the course, got muddy and had a blast with my son! Now flash forward 24 hours…. My long dormant muscles are staging a revolt. They don’t want to move, bend, or flex in any form. I am moving like a frail old man. So, I reach for the oils and head for the bath tub. The relief is almost immediate! I can now bend and move, my muscles are now content, Life is good! I tried this recipe a few weeks ago when I injured my back doing some yard work and it worked equally as well. Knowing that there are probably others out there in similar distress, I thought I would share it with you:
Add to bath water:
6 drops each of: