Frustration reigns again!: Oh gosh, for the 3rd... - Active 10

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Frustration reigns again!

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Oh gosh, for the 3rd day in a row I can hardly move - everything from the waist down aches! It's an effort just to walk the 5 metres to the kitchen to make a cup of tea! I'm trying to stay positive - I know the pain and stiffness will pass eventually, but waiting for it to happen is so frustrating. I've taken medication and hope to get out later - even if it's just for a 300 step meander to the main road and back. Grrrr!

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Hi there Kay

You haven't said why you are struggling to move but if it's to do with illness then you will get better (I see you have mentioned medication so I am guessing you have a condition) but you have said that the pain and stiffness will pass eventually. I know it's hard but try and focus on the small steps you can make working towards the day when you will be back to normal.

All the very best

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in reply to crazyfitness

Thanks crazyfitness - hopefully tomorrow will be a better day!

crazyfitness
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It will be for sure :)

Feel better soon Kay. I know you will be back out there when you are ready. I’ve been smitten with a temperature myself, so much going around.

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Thanks Rfc - sorry you're feeling under par too.

The flu bug rules in our house at the moment but I’m managing to get up today and went out too did a bit. Hoping for a swim and the gym tomorrow can’t let this bug beat me .lol

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in reply to Dillwyn

If you go swimming and to the gym whilst you still have the flu you will possibly be giving it to others - not good!

Dillwyn
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I’m not too bad but probably on light duties for a bit longer

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Oh Dillwyn you are so brave! Just please don't do too much while you are ill - it can seriously hinder your recovery! But what a determined attitude!

Dillwyn
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I’m not too bad been getting better this week and might just get out of the house so here’s to getting better soon.

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Let's hope so!

Darn Kay, that stinks. Joints flaring up? I hate how that throws a wrench in the works, fortunately mine have been really good the past year.

Some days you just have to stick to the kitchen toodle.

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Oh runswithdogs, I know, but I was so g'd up to go out today! But it's not all bad - I got a kindle at Christmas and set it up this afternoon. For a technophobe that's that's big - I've put it off for a week! Tomorrow will hopefully be a better day, and I'll get as far as the posh coffee shop!

Feel better soon!!

I’ve bought a fit bit and it’s still on my desk lol.

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A fitbit is a threatening word in my house! I'm shocking - I'm one of those people of a certain age who still only uses a phone to send texts and make calls! Lol

Dillwyn
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Agree entirely I could be on a life treadmill thought it was a good idea at the time. Interested to see how many steps I do I working in the care home that sort of thing. The fact I haven’t set it up yet must say something.

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Ha ha! I think you will be surprised at just how many steps you walk at work - there's a reason why carers are so exhausted when they finish work for the day! Such a worthwhile job but not an easy one, that's for sure.

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