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A Good Day

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Since my back surgery I have had to be very careful and limited to walking, mostly. I had a whole list of exercise for my doctor to look at and approve. He approved most of them with the words ,"Only when you feel up to them." I have done some strength training, but mostly walking.
Today, I felt very good. Oh yes there is some pain. I have gotten use to it. So today I decided to take the Nest Tea Plunge and go for some move it move exercises. Walking of course in broke up segments. I did a warm up then on to some Tai Chi, later I walked again. I did a fun 12 minute Low Impact Cardio Workout then I rested. Next I did a 10 minute Bootcamp Cardio Workout. I did have to modify some exercises. I couldn't do deep bends, so I did slight bends instead. I didn't hurt myself. I was very careful. But it feel so exhilerating. I went walking for a final time later on. I had a total of 120 minutes, today. I didn't do everything at one time. I spaced everything out. I am tired, but very happy. I ended the evening with a healthy cooked meal. I think I might get some sleep tonight. What do you think?
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CRAFTINWIFE 11/14/2012 7:03PM

    emoticon Awesome job!


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ALIHIKES 11/14/2012 4:37PM

    Wow that is amazing progress! Congratulations on 120 fitness minutes. Yes you will sleep well tonight! emoticon

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JTREMBATH 11/14/2012 2:07PM

    I'm pleased you are able to do low impact exercises it must help to strengthen your back as well.

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ANDILH 11/14/2012 7:18AM

  Good for you to be so able after back surgery. I'm post-op after back surgery and am pretty much walking, stretching, and swimming. I'm kind of jealous I'm not at your level yet. emoticon

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BJUMPINGFORJOY 11/13/2012 10:33PM

    That is very good with the fitness and yes I bet you sleep very well tonight.

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