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Okay...I will do good today...

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Just gotta do it. Yesterday I had plans of exercising, walking, swimming, etc. and just didn't do it. Today I have to just do it.

I always feel better the next day (unless I over do it)....and if I am inactive too many days in a row I pay for it.

Here's to NO EXCUSES.

#1 excuse: I'm too tired....

Debunked by realizing exercising actually gives me energy.

Excuses for exercising:
#1> I will feel better.....

Need I say more? emoticon

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MSLZZY 3/21/2010 8:34PM

    Good for you!

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TEDDYTEDDY 3/21/2010 7:35PM

    I did it. I walked around the block twice after I recumbent biked and did exercises in the whirlpool earlier today. I exercised a total of 72 minutes today. Hurray! I feel so wide awake, I might do another mile on the treadmill before bedtime. emoticon

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CARRAND 3/21/2010 7:33PM

    Just go for it! You'll be glad you did.

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IKNOW_ICAN2 3/21/2010 5:55PM

    Okay...I'll do it now. Thanks emoticon

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PAULASTRAS 3/21/2010 5:44PM

    sounds like me.....

you have a plan, going forward :)

hugs, paula:)

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KILTMAKER 3/21/2010 10:25AM

  True True Now I just need to move LOL It will be alittle as today is a bad day here

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DJS-DEBBIE 3/21/2010 9:40AM

    Sounds like a plan!

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NJMATTICE 3/21/2010 9:16AM

    Have fun!
-nj emoticon

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MMLEIKAM 3/21/2010 9:07AM

    You can do it!

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The best laid plans of mice and men.... blah, blah, blah...

Saturday, March 20, 2010

I woke up well rested today but stiff. I plan to get to the gym and exercise on the recumbent bike, the pool and the whirlpool. I was not able to make it to 4 hours of pool time as I had planned this week but I did go for 100 minutes (almost 2 hours so far). Today should bring it up to almost 3 hours for the week which I am happy with.

As Shakespeare said, "The best laid plans of mice and men..... " (extreme paraphrase....)....

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NJMATTICE 3/20/2010 9:28PM

    In light of the alternative of couch potato, you done good.

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    You are doing a great job. Be proud. emoticon

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FITMARY 3/20/2010 3:45PM

    Yes, indeed. That's one of the frustrations of having to deal with chronic pain. You never know how much you will be able to do that day. But I agree with DJS-Debbie: just part of your plan is more than many people's entire plan! Keep going! You're making great progress!

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MSLZZY 3/20/2010 12:44PM

    Have a great time at the pool and a great weekend!

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DJS-DEBBIE 3/20/2010 12:14PM

    That's just pool time? I think that is awesome.

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LILITH1984 3/20/2010 11:57AM

    I come to Saturday with 60 or 120 minutes of gym every week... I'll try to regain today and tomorrow! I can do it! :)

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The traveling aches and pains..and today it is the FEET

Friday, March 19, 2010

Gee whiz. I should be grateful my mind cannot compute more than 2-3 moderate to severe pains at a time. This morning my feet, especially the right was killing and I had to put my shoes and arch supports on the minute I got up today.

My mother probably had fibromyalgia (more than likely) and everybody, includng the doctors thought she was a hypochondriac. I did, too, until I got the same symptoms including migrating pains and good days and bad days as far as the aches and pains go.

One of my present doctors admitted to me that even today, though it is a diagnosis, the doctors don't really know how to treat fibromyalgia. I do know that stress makes it worse and I have been stressed out for quite awhile, though the generalized achiness had been improved for a long time. But I definitely see a correlation between all the stress I have had esepcially the past 6 months continuing to now and a generalized less well feeling and the "traveling" pains. Yesterday my right hand was the achiest spot, switching off in the afternoon with the neck.

I probably sound like a hypochondriac to anyone not familiar with arthritis and fibormyalgia. I understand now why my mother was a "bad housekeeper" and spent most of her days in bed or a warm bath. I am very lucky to have a therapy pool and whirlpool to go to when I need it (preferably every day).

Then, also, I remember when I was my highest weight walking was pure misery which should motivate me to seriously lose some of the weight I regained in the past 3 years.

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YOYONOMORE1 3/19/2010 10:14AM

    I have a good friend that suffers from the fibermyaliga and it's bad when she has flare ups, I have it, but mildly along with OA, losing weight has helped. Stay on this journey to a healthier lifestyle and as the weight comes off it will help. Thank the Lord for those therapy pools, they are marvelous. Have a great day.


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FITMARY 3/19/2010 8:50AM

    It's just hard for others to understand what you are going through. I've always tried to be compassionate, but it wasn't until I got Bell's palsy (which is relatively mild and temporary, I hope) that I really began to understand what people with chronic problems have to deal with on a daily basis. I think it is especially difficult for those with problems that aren't "visible." One of my friends has MS, and though I was always sympathetic, now I have a much better picture of her frustrations and constant irritations. And yet she never complains. People who have to deal with chronic problems are nothing short of heroic in my book.

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DJS-DEBBIE 3/19/2010 7:11AM

    Hang in there! Your pictures show just how far you have come!

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

It's hard but is possible. When someone else doesn't forgive me for mistakes there is nothing I can do about it. I have to put it in that area of things I cannot change and have to let go of. emoticon

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DJS-DEBBIE 3/18/2010 10:01PM

    Yep, you have to 'accept the things you cannot change'. Otherwise it will make your crazy.

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CARRAND 3/18/2010 8:58PM

    You have to forgive yourself, and not worry about the others.

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NJMATTICE 3/17/2010 9:00AM

    Comes under the category of things beyond our control, indeed. Those are the things that go into the "kiss it up to God" category and that helps me move forward and handle those thing that are in my control. Keep up the good work.

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MSLZZY 3/17/2010 7:36AM

    It is wisest to let it go. No need to worry about what cannot be changed and less stress if you do.

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DOOBIE893 3/17/2010 7:23AM

    When someone doesn't forgive you, it's their problem. You are correct put it in the area that you cannot change.

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Water aerobics

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

I am working on hand exercises and my knees when I am in the pool this week. I woke up this morning with a sore back and wonder if that "cross-country skiing exercise in the deep water" did that. I have to do that one more gently today.

Hope everyone has a great day and here's hoping for some sunshine. It sure has been gloomy here lately. emoticon

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DJS-DEBBIE 3/16/2010 10:59PM

    Hope you got some sunshine!

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NANCYRUBIO 3/16/2010 9:35AM

    Going for water aerobics this morning. Nancy must go with me. May I be able to do it all. Watch that in deep water. emoticon

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Sending 'Sunshine' your way!!!!! I hope your back is feeling better.

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