I like pacing... I use a timer, and do ten minute stints. Ten minutes work, ten minutes rest whether I feel like I need it or not (and ten more... and ten more... if I need it! LOL) Then ten minutes work... and ten minutes rest... LOL
One step at a time, that's how any journey progresses. With fibro, you just learn to take smaller steps and rest between! LOL
That doesn't mean we stop, and it doesn't mean we make the journey any shorter... believe me, we're in it for the LONG HAUL! LOL
And we're here to help!
Welcome to the team! Kathy
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." thanks, Walter P. Chrysler. I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called
Pounds lost: 23.0
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Hi Heidi. I believe this team has the depth you are looking for. Make sure you check out thebReading Room. Welcome.
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Pounds lost: 5.0
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Hi, I am Heidi. I'm a Hoosier who has had fibro for 13 years now. Winter is my worst time and all the exercise I've been doing to lose weight is causing more frequent flare-ups, so I am looking for more information, wisdom, and support. I hope I can be of some support to this team as well.
Proverbs 3: 5-8 "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. "
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