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I have used the excuse of pain from neuropathy and low back to keep me from going back to exercising.
I chose this week to plug ahead despite pain.
Secret: It is easier to excuse ourselves away than doing what we can in small doses. emoticon

- Submitted by 2BEATIT1 4/24/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 3 Comments
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SING4MYFOOD 4/25/2010 12:30:00 AM

    I agree - I have back & neck injuries with resulting arthritis - also knee, hip, & shoulder pain from falls over the years (I've always fallen for no apparent reason). On top of that is fibromyalgia, which set in after my first back injury, just in the lower part of my body, then after a whiplash injury it started affecting my upper body too.

So pain does seem to be a reason for not exercising - but the opposite is true! Pain is a reason FOR exercising! We just have to set our minds to doing it - once we get started, it should be easier to keep it up. I know that's how it's been for me.

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Make that WE can do it!

In Christ,

Kerolyn
LUNADRAGON 4/24/2010 10:55:00 PM

    Good for you! I have low back/cervical spine/knee injuries, and I started my workout plan with my physical therapy, and yes, some days I really hurt, but I am losing weight, staying limber and mobile, and improving my flexibility by moving. You go! You can do it too!.
MOONGAZER17 4/24/2010 10:51:00 PM

    I too have nerve pain and have used it as an excuse not to get back on track. There are things we can do to keep moving. Good luck with your journey. emoticon

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