I agree about the stretching...
I don't know much about PCOS either, but I do know that with fibro, the longer you avoid moving, the more pain you'll have. You MUST exercise.
the trick is listening to your body enough to know what kind works and when to stop... I'm always saying that there's a fine line we walk between doing enough to make a difference and doing too much--and the line moves every day! LOL
Yes, stretching helps--but never stretch a cold muscle! Warm up a bit with a few minutes of just walking or deep breathing... THEN stretch. Or, if you wake up warm, you can stretch before you get out of bed... you can also take a warm bath or shower and then stretch... and water walking is a great way to take some stress off the joints and relax the muscles a bit while exercising.
Just take things slow, one step at a time, and build on it SLOWLY...
and read the posts here, there are some great ideas floating around in our cyberworld... lol
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." Walter P. Chrysler said it, 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 t
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