I have started walking again, but it is too hot here in PHX so I am going to join a fitness club and use the elliptical. It has been over 2 years since my 2nd CABG but I had a scare earlier this year. My son took me along with his family to a Diamondback game. He parked on the 5th floor of the garage so I ended up walking down those 5 flights and then 3 more flights to get to our seats. Needless to say, my quads were shot and I started getting severe chest pains. Nitroglycerin to the rescue. My DIL was sure that I was in serious trouble. I probably was. That aside, I do feel very good.
"It is easier to raise good children than to fix bad men" by Fredrick Douglas.
I can definitely relate as I'm sure we all can that rehab makes you do the work, once that's done and it's up to us to rely upon ourselves it's much harder. One tip I can give you is to schedule appointments with yourself to work out, it's really helped me.
Pounds lost: 13.0
Fitness Minutes: (319) Posts: 5 4/23/11 2:35 P
b in February. Since then I've been working out myself. The rehab was a lot easier for me, because there was an appointment and people expected me there. Now, no one at the gym really cares if I show up or not! I did get a trainer for myself, just to make sure I did another 12 weeks of exercise. I'm now at 218 pounds (highest was 282), and trying very very hard to make this lifestyle consistent and habitual. Can't wait to hear every one else's stories.....
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