Trying Again after several years. Good to be back. Sparkpeople sure helps me feel as though I'm under better control of my eating habits; Plus, how great to get an evaluation of one's nutritional intake and see where one is lacking. What a powerful tool.
Fibro for 13 years...what a trip I wish none of us had to take!!
Listen in stillness for the answer.
"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body." (1 Cor. 6:19-20)
Fitness Minutes: (126,659) Posts: 5,561 1/9/14 4:19 A
Thanks for the warm wishes. I am going to a new doctor on the on the tenth so he will put me through another round of therapy. I've been twice. I show improvement but they cut me after 6 six weeks whether I showed or not. It must be a Medicare thing.
How many times have y'all done PT?
There will be an answer, let it be.
current weight: 239.0
Fitness Minutes: (90,762) Posts: 20,071 12/31/13 3:34 P
Welcome back! I'm sorry for the arthritis and disk problems you face. Please be cautious when starting an exercise program. Have you considered seeing a physical therapist to get a routine set up for you that shouldn't add to your pain?
Best of luck getting back into the swing of things!
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Pounds lost: 39.5
Fitness Minutes: (1,518) Posts: 176 12/31/13 11:47 A
I came to this board in August, I did something stupid, survived it and now I am trying to get back on track. This boards existence brings both joy and sadness. I am so glad y'all are here, but so sad that there are over 53,000 members. I know that everyone doesn't post but to all of you, if I could take it away I would.
I have osteoarthritis and fibro. I am 41 years old, much too young for the arthritis but its there. I have two herniated disks in my neck and thoracic spine. If I had hit the one below it, I wouldn't be walking. So, for that I am grateful but very careful so as not to get that one. I am trying to think of some kind of sporty exercise I can do without hurting myself. I used to play tennis for hours, then walk a couple miles for fun. Now, I am not so good at walking. Does anybody know of some kind of low impact sport I can do? I know walking eventually helps but the cold is really rough on me.
I will be here everyday. I feel like this forum and all you loving people may be part of the cure.
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