At 65, I've just had Rotator Cuff surgery. After surgery and the pain meds wore off, I couldn't lift my right arm up to my waist without the help of my left arm. Daily Rehab is painful, but every two or three days I see progress and my shoulder hurts less and less. Would you believe I'm now exercising each day? Both my injured shoulder and the rest of my body. I never thought that actual physical pain could be a Motivator. Motivation comes to you in strange packages, so be prepared to seize it -
no matter what form it comes in.
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There is a program called "audacity" that is a free download for any operating system. It allows you to mix your fav songs together- and it also allows you to change the tempo without making them sound like chipmunks! So you can custom mix your best music just like a DJ- and for free. Here is the link http://gofree.com/download/Audio/Sounds/audacity.php?gclid=CKucn4uXn6cCFQcnbAodMSU3lQ
You need to be a little computer savvy and it will take you a few minutes to figure out how to use the program...you also need to have your songs in MP3 format(ipod users will need to convert to this from the M4 format itunes uses! And make sure you download the correct format for your OS
Everything today is "instant." When is the last time you read a good book? Not out os necessity, but out for pleasure? Studies show that avid readers and people who engage in mind challenging activities are less likely to develop dementia than those who don't! 149
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