Once your Doctor gives the okay . . . It's okay to start really, really slowly. I started at one minute a day. Next day, two minutes. Then three. Honest! The next week, four and five minutes. And so on.
At first, I did "exercises" in bed. Starting with head lifting on the way to something that slightly resembles a crunch. Leg lifts, arms. Before long I was excising out of bed. Oh boy! Just start. Just start and do a little bit more today than you did yesterday.
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Sometimes when I feel like eating a start to reach for a particularly unhealthy choice or trigger food, I stop for a minute and check to see if I am really hungry or if I am feeding my fatigue. If I'm getting ready to feed my fatigue, I take a nap instead of eating!
When I started sparking, I got most of my points by doing this.It's true that you don't get fitter by sitting around reading. But after getting 25 points a day doing this day after day, guess what? I branched out and started logging my exercise. Now I get my points mostly from tracking my exercise and water. I started because I was ready to, and now that's how I want to get my points.
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