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10/10/15 1:19 P

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I am back ..this team used to be very active.. i hope to help and support the team again

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9/8/15 4:43 P

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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!!

Blessings, Pam

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1/9/14 4:19 A

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My name is Carol I live in UK Leader of DISABLED/FIBROMYALGIA & MORE
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1/7/14 12:49 A

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1/5/14 12:17 A

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I love doing water aerobics when my arthritis acts up, especially if they have a deep water aerobics. Thanks for coming back! :-)

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1/3/14 5:07 P

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Dancing is a lot of fun. Maybe do the Disney just dance. Hehe

I edited to say I was serious about just dance Disney.

Edited by: MSMASLIN at: 1/3/2014 (18:55)
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1/1/14 7:32 A

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12/31/13 11:09 P

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Dance, MSMASLIN, Dance! LOL

I can't walk very far at all, the continuous rhythmic motion using the same muscles that way sets up muscle spasms in my ribs... let's just say I like to breathe! LOL

Dancing uses muscle groups in varying directions and in all kinds of different combinations, so it's actually a lot easier for me to do than walking...

...and if you have access, warm water pool exercise, whether swimming or water aerobics, is easier on your joints--and therapeutic!

good luck!
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P.S. emoticon on your survival, and welcome back!

Edited by: I.M.MAGIC at: 12/31/2013 (23:10)
"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!
P.S. I looked up enthusiasm, and it says the root words mean God within... interesting...!

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

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12/31/13 10:19 P

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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?

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12/31/13 3:34 P

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emoticon and emoticon Glad you joined us. Best wishes on your journey to a healthy lifestyle!!

Happy New Year!!

Eileen

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Try to be all that you can be. Work at it a day at a time.

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If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.
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12/31/13 12:28 P

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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?

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12/31/13 11:47 A

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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.

Thanks for being here.

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