I have been there before joining SP and I had to stop everything as I thought I would die when I tried to exercised just couldn't do it. I felt guilty also. But when you start feeling better just start slow again. Good luck & God bless Will be praying for you.
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current weight: 174.8
Fitness Minutes: (54,849) Posts: 1,084 2/14/08 7:07 A
when you are sick you need to let your body heal. sometimes i do some yoga- it seems to be doable and it also helps me to channel some of my own positive and healing energies! hope you feel better very soon!
Edited by: SHARIRUN at: 2/14/2008 (07:07)
current weight: 140.0
Fitness Minutes: (230) Posts: 117 2/14/08 12:55 A
don has given you great advice.........let your body rest and get stronger...........
get well soon..........take care........blessings and hugs........lita
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It's great you posted! I'm sure you'll find many suggestions here!
1) Pay attention to your body and give yourself a break till you feel better.
2) I'm a big believer in flushing out bugs with EXTRA water, more than ever!
3) As you feel able, try some of the SparkPeople exercises, just a bit...see how your body reacts...does it drag you down further? Back off...! Do you feel better? Terrific! Enjoy! But in moderation with only a gradual picking up of the pace as tolerated.
Can't wait for you to lick this bug and put it behind you!
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I have been fighting this flu thing for several days now, following a very busy week with my child's birthday parties and having company from out of town. I tried going to the gym with my sister tonight, but the heavier I was breathing, the more my throat felt like it was going to start bleeding. My body aches have decreased today, and I am feeling better in some ways, but worse in others. I know that I shouldn't be worried about not exercising enough right now, and that I should focus on getting better before heading to the gym, but I feel guilty not exercising. Any ideas of some exercises that would help ease my guilt without making me over do it?
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