Even though I was tempted to have a drink for a buddy who couldn't drink on New Year's Eve, I went to bed early. Short weekend and all. I'm not sure why, but my left hip flexor and some associated muscles have been really tight just recently.
On Sunday I was trying an easy spin to see if I could get them to relax. Not. My legs felt like wood, and I called it after only 45 minutes. Stretched a little bit before and a bit more after, but it didn't do much form me.
Monday I was in the pool again, with the lifeguards messing with my head about which pool was open for how long. I was really creaky and sore. My whole left side was unhappy about walking, and feeling the same about swimming. Clunky and cranky, out of breath, and little water feel at all. Some kick, pull, finger tip drag, fist, backstroke. Some struggle, flail, and thrash to go along with it.
At work I was trying not to just sit all day. I was looking forward to the desk drop races (I'd figured out a killer handicap) but no, not today. Maybe first thing tomorrow.
By the time the day was over I was feeling much less creaky and did a good stretch and twist session. My hips are still tight.
Bed early tonight. Things will be better tomorrow.