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Monday, February 04, 2013

Exercise is problematical for me. My mind is willing, but various parts of my body (notably lumbar back, knees, right shoulder) make variety difficult, and sometimes execution, impossible.

I have finally settled on stationary recumbent bike, abdominal exercises and stretching recommended by my physical therapist, and select weight training.

Recently, I started walking, again, with mixed results. Anything over forty minutes or more than 1.6 MPH gives me great pain.

Still, I would not be able to continue my weight loss without the exercise, and when I don't work out, I'm a grouch. emoticon
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  • 68ANNE
    Hey, don't get yourself down. You are doing what you can, when you can and that is huge!
    1847 days ago
  • BRENDA_G50
    I hear ya...I shattered a vertebrae in my back and tore a muscle in my left shoulder cuff. Since it's your right shoulder and it's my left, maybe we could join together and make a WHOLE person emoticon Of course I just kidding about that. Just do what you can as far as exercise goes...that's about the only thing you can do. After all, we sure don't want you to be a grouch emoticon
    1847 days ago
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