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from a tiny spark to a roaring blaze

Friday, November 08, 2013

It dawned on me this morning that it truly has been Spark people that has inspired and propelled me to do what I thought was impossible for me. I joined spark people, and a chair exercise team. That was all I was physically capable of doing. I found it frustrating, and boring, and I hungered for more than the 10 minutes a day I had committed to doing.

I decided to talk to my pain specialist about physical therapy, so I could learn how to exercise more, and do it safely. Here I am 3 months later, and my whole world has changed. Despite the steroids I have lost weight. But the miracle is what I can do physically. When I began I could not walk 1/8 mile. Yesterday I walked 2 miles at a 2.5 MPH pace. I feel fabulous. I am thinking about going back to work again. I feel all bright and shiny all the time. I am remembering a person I forgot how to be. My life ROCKS OUT LOUD right now.

Thank you Spark People !!!!!! What started so small has grown, and will continue to grow.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
AUNTB63 11/8/2013 8:11AM

    This is AWESOME.....good for you. Love your determination to keep moving forward.
Yes this is a great site for motivation etc. YOU have a wonderful weekend. I will be cheering you on. emoticon

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