Since learning that my dance injury actually caused a herniated disc I've been trying to think of exercise I can do without exacerbating the problem. My American colleague who also suffered an injury from running had recently taken up swimming as an alternative and invited me to try it out with him in a local Parisian pool.
Beyond the many thoughts I had about germs while I was there, it was actually a pretty great experience. Granted, I stayed in the petit bain instead of venturing off into a big girl swimming lane, but hey, you have to start somewhere!
When I got home Copain asked me about my Parisian pool adventure (laughed at me for staying in the petit bain) and then asked me,
So how did you like using my googles?