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I think of the olympic skier who got his motivation from his brother who was in a wheelchair -- he said he too had difficulty motivating to train some days, but then he'd think of his brother, who had no choice to do anything but sit in his wheelchair--that seems to get me going!
I am retired,diisabled (wheelchair-bound) and 69 yrs old. For my birthday in March, my daughter gave me a Fitbit. At first i was tracking less than 100 steps a day. After recovering from the shock, i am now tracking 1500 to 2500 steps a day and once in a while close to 3000. It has been a great motivator for me--and i will make it to 10000 steps per day.
i have post - polio syndrome - left leg and a right hip replacement.
I can do anything I set my mind too. I have risen up from a wheelchair to walk again. I keep moving even when my body doesn't want to. If I can do it - What is your excuse. Just start by doing 1000 steps at a time per hour. In 10 hours that is 10,000 steps or 5 miles. Lets get strong together!!!
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