Fibro zaps your energy but your doctor tells you that more exercise will ease the pain, how do you move more if you just don't have the energy?
I find that doctors don't always know your body "fibro language". So I listen to my body. If I have the energy to do something then I do it. I still have to watch that I don't over do it as that can set me back 1- 3 bad days from overdrive. I also find the pain killers that work for you providing it doesn't clash with other meds can help as well as shutting ur body down. Take a nap for as long as u can. I find my muscles relax and I can go again. I have started Banting for 5 months now and my energy levels are much higher. Not so tired most days. Hope this helps some. Take care and bunny hugs to all.
Being a curvy girl, whenever I go to GP, my weight always mentioned. You need to exercise more she says, but I in so much pain say I. It's just one big vicious circle I wish I could get out of!!! 🐰
I sooooo agree with your comment!!!! I have and always continue, to ask myself this SAME exact question!! I would like to find some answers to this dilemma as well. Hopefully we'll find some answers! :)
I'm with Beeanz....even light stretching is not always possible. I have a yoga routine that is basically just stretching, and I can do that....sometimes! There are times when I hurt to badly to lift my arms or move at all. I've even tried slow movement in the pool and it still hurts. I get so frustrated, because I'm gaining weight and I can't just jump on the treadmill to walk 2 miles a day like I used to. ☹️
Hi All. Interesting to see the different answers to excerise. That my dears is obvious because we are all different and our body reacts differently to other no two are the same. So in my situation. I know exercise is never going to happen. So when someone tells me to do some yoga or light excerise I tell them to go and run a long marathon they haven't trained for and may not train. It would be impossible for them to get started never mind finish. I can't even drive sometimes. My arms cave in and because my car is not automatic even the hips have a say. I cannot wash my hair myself most times as I cannot keep my arms up. (I go to the hair salon once a week). We also have a heated pool in the summer at home so I will only swim when water is bareable. Some time it's 31* then I can't really swim lengths it more like breaths. And breast stroke very slowly. So yes it's not really swimming. You to all those who are exercising knock yourself out but for those of us that CANT well we will cheer u on. Take care of the bunnies and giving them soft hugs. ❤️ B