After a bad week or so of not being able to walk more than about 50 yards, my back has finally decided to co-operate again! I managed 1500 steps today, which is REALLY good, for me! I went to my doctor yesterday for a check up and I want to share the results with other members of this group, especially those who, like me, struggle to do 1000 steps, never mind 10 000. Since I have been making a concerted effort to walk daily (about 6 weeks) - which I don't always manage - it was confirmed by the doctor yesterday that it is already having a positive effect on my health! In that time I have lost 5kg and my blood pressure is normal for the first time in yonks! So really, even if at times you can't do much, don't give up - as they say, every little helps.