Welcome AngelBabies - - If the apartments you're in has a hot tub, try using that. My husband and I both have arthritis quite badly and we both find that our arthritis always feel better when we have been in it for a few minutes. I have it throughout my body and as well as having degenerative in my C-spine with spurs. Give the hot tub a try and if not try a hot bath. The cold really bothers us a lot so we moved from ND to the lower Rio Grande Valley at the tip of TX. Down there it can get quite "warm". We are only 7 miles from MX. We are up here in MI to visit my dad for a few days and then on to ND to visit my husband's brother - - both places are quite cool for what we are accustomed to and really effects us both. Give the hot tub/hot bath etc.
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Not looking at how many # to go but back and how many #s I've already lost!!!
current weight: 183.0
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When I was layed up with my Knee replacements (have had both total knee replacements, 6 months apart) I use to lay flat on the bed and do the bycycle with the one leg I could use at the time. Sit on the side of the bed or a chair for better back support with a band tied together and put just above my knees and opened and closed my knees as far as I could and try and do stretches and any other exercise I could do so my back (have 2 deteriating discs in back) wouldn;t give me excessive pain. I also drank 8 to 12 glasses of water per day and watched what I ate. I hope this helps you get through your journey to wellness.
Edited by: JOANNHUNT at: 6/30/2012 (12:10)
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Hello my name is Staci and I was just resentley diegnosed with degeneritive arthritis in my c-spine and in my mid back, I have always wondered why I hurt so much in my back and now I know...I am a full time mom and wife and I was working full time as a Pharmacy Tech with Walgreens but now I am out on medical leave becuase of my back and my knee I am also waiting to have surgery on the 17th and so I am in a world of hurt...
I have alot of Challenges to my weight loss prosses because I can not do a work out reg. becuase of my knee and I was going to try swimming but the pool at the appartments that I live in is always so cold I just cant handle that so I am asking for all the support I can get on my journey...
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