The big thing with fibro is the "use it or lose it" thing. You have to take flares into account, yes. You also have to KEEP MOVING. Even when it hurts, you need to do SOMETHING...
I have an issue with staying in one position for too long--most of us do and don't realize it--if I sit for more than ten minutes, my muscles start to spasm. So I have plenty of motivation to keep at it! LOL
I kind of envy your ability to run... I used to be really good at sprints! LOL
... but I have an issue most fibro patients don't have to deal with: diabetic neuropathy that affects my legs, and I don't have my doctor's approval to run... I'd probably fall on my face, anyway! LOL In point of fact, I have to really THINK when I WALK now, to make sure my feet are going where I tell them to! LOL But... I DO walk every day, concentrating specifically on form, and more For a set amount of time than for the distance. I'm only good for about nine minutes max right now--but I started out at THREE! LOL On a good day, I can go farther in that same time...
Slow increases, taking your time... it works. The way I figure it, I'm grateful for being able to do what I can right now, and you are too, and with that fibro-monster in the closet, we're all in the same boat. Right?
"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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