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Friday, April 26, 2013

I have been doing a housekeeping job for almost a year and a half, and since I'm no spring chicken anymore, I've been having more and more physical problems, mostly pinching in the back that causes numbness in hands and most recently my lower back basically freezing up.

I'm trying to have a stronger faith and I have been praying for a new job that's less physically demanding, but nothing yet. The beginning of this month my lower back, which I've had problems with before, started hurting and stiffening up so I have a reduced range of motion. It was really hurting around the 12th so I told my boss and she lessened my work load and offered to give me a week off to see if that would help, I was already only doing part-time, so that gave me like 10 days. But, a week into that I realized things weren't getting better and I told her I was going to have to quit.

So, this is like a wake-up call from God about what my future will be like if I don't lose weight and get into better shape. I could use some support here. I have been doing light warm-up exercises and stretching. Today I did a 15 min. walk and I'm surprised at how hard it was because I ache.

I really want to succeed. I really don't want to be incapacitated by the time I'm 50 and I really need to get a new job.

So, here I go. Onwards and upwards! emoticon
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    You can do it Amy! I found that exercise makes it easier to move and lessens the pain. Hope you have done well with your job hunt!
    1296 days ago
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