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Back to basics

Monday, September 16, 2013

I took my mom to therapy this morning, and yes I complained, a little because it was early in the morning, very early but I like taking my mom because I can get feed back that otherwise I wouldn't get if my sister or my mom's husband wouldn't get (if they did they won't tell me). All her therapist have been really nice and patient and they always explain to me the exercises they give her and how they will help, as a bonus I get to learn how muscles function and exercise that would help me out as well.

My mom's old therapist was there today, and we haven't seen her for about a year and a half. I'm ashamed to say that at first I didn't recognize her, but to my defense, I rarely remember anyone who I don't see in a timely manner. I heard her say "you look good" and I didn't answer, I was thinking she was talking to someone else, I mean who's going to say that to me! She said it again, and this time I turned to see who she was talking to and it turned out it was me! lol, I must have gotten tomato red, I mean, I never get compliments. I mentioned that I have lost wait, and well I was still exercising and she gave me some pointers. She said to be natural about it and not to think about it as a "I have to do this because I want to loose weight" kind of thing, which reminded me of when I started out.

So my plan has been a bit altered, I want to go back to basics and to having fun and not to think about it as a "have to" but a "want to". I remember that I used to be spontaneous, i would just get up and go for a walk, not planned or anything, and I am not saying planning is bad, without it I wouldn't function, but I want to add more just for the heck of it! I used to get up from the couch and dance around the living room with my nieces when ever I heard music even when it only lasted a few seconds, which reminds me to be more fun, I need to stop being a wallflower and just get out there and enjoy life a bit more. So apart from my "have to" and "plans" I will go back to the beginning and enjoy the ride again!
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    Great idea. I myself have been noticing that I do less, because of the allotted time that I give myself for exercise. Strange huh?

    Being spontaneous is better. Just do it whether you're thinking it as exercise or just being you. Having to go for a walk because you feel like it and such.

    Why am I preaching here? You just told me what to do. This is insane!

    I tell you what. I'll write my own blog.


    Take care of yourself. Hugs.
    1677 days ago
    I remember a year or two ago, I went to the park with my kids...Usually I just sit and watch them play, but that day I got up and ran with them, we rolled down the grassy hill, played tag, walked the nature trail and just had fun. I will admit that it's really hard to do that now, but when I think about where I really want to be, that's it. I want to be able to have fun like a child, and not feel horrible after.

    I think getting back to basics is a great plan!!!
    1679 days ago
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