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NANCYPAT1 Posts: 50,604
1/27/13 10:03 A

Do what works for you. We are all sharing what works for US, but in the long run, if you need to lie in a dark room to recover, do that. Are you on anything for the mi graines? If they are that bad, a doctor might be able to advise. I find that if it is a mig raine, I need quiet, dark, and alone at least for a while. Sometimes if I catch it early gentle walking helps, if it gets full blown, nothing much helps. Then afterward, gentle - NOT A HEAVY DUTY - WO RK OUT helps, just a quiet stroll outside in the fresh air.

Edited by: NANCYPAT1 at: 1/27/2013 (10:04)
With love and caring from Nancy ... wishing all of you a wonderful, blessed, and precious day.

MANDYSAARLY SparkPoints: (2,524)
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1/27/13 8:44 A

i get migraines all the time but i can never go for walks; let alone blink. any advice on that?

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1/27/13 6:15 A

I regularly get migraines, and sometimes when nothing else will work, going for a short run will actually be the thing that will make it go away. That doesn't mean I want to get out there and exercise, just that when I make the effort, it sometimes does help the situation more than laying in the dark with my eyes closed.

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 50,604
1/26/13 9:06 P

There are days when I feel ill - especially with a headache - and I don't feel I MUST ex er cise - I tend to believe in taking care of ME. Often once I decide I don't HAVE to, I find I am more likely to do it anyway, because it doesn't feel like a CHORE but more like a CHOICE.

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1/26/13 6:32 P

U know I was just sitting here trying to get motivated to at least walk on my treadmill for an hour or emoticon so, but I lack the motivation to get off my duff and do it. So I am going to call on my discipline to kick in and remind me of the reason I am a fitness fanatic and I am going to get up and do this. I guess this is where the SP network of individuals who help other individuals comes to the rescue emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SWEDIEPIE Posts: 338
1/26/13 5:51 P

I think it would be very difficult to exercise with a headache, but maybe getting outside and getting some fresh air might help.

I was very sick yesterday after a reaction to some shrimp I ate- I was swollen as all heck and it continued into today. I felt gross, ugly, bloated...just disgusting. I went to the gym anyway and hopped on the treadmill for a brisk walk and covered four miles in just over an hour.

I felt so much better having done it. My bloating started to decrease a little once I was done, and my frame of mind was so much better.

You can do this. Drink some water, go for a walk. Just don't let this overtake you- you can beat it.

SNOWJESTER SparkPoints: (29,896)
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1/26/13 4:41 P

I wouldn't want to exercise with a headache either. Maybe take a rest day. Or do some yoga to relax. Feel better!

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1/26/13 2:07 P

Headache today and is only increasing. Have followed through with glucose testing and eating. Do not want to exercise; just want to lay down somewhere dark and quiet.

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