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Day 3 Phsical activity

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by MrSurvivor, Sep 23, 2019.

  1. MrSurvivor

    MrSurvivor New Member

    I did some exercise yesterday for the first time in months. I am very conditioned that I will hurt myself every time I exercise or do any stretches, so I often get a flare up after every time I do anything physical. Strangely (or not so strangely) if I am just kind of active with my family I don't. 3-4 weeks ago I walked for hours with my son at Six Flags, but I haven't been able to do one set of stretches for months without sparking pain. Go figure! I think the challenge is I really want to change my life and go back to activity. I believe that I can and I start to do the things that in the past, knowing that I can't hurt myself because the problem isn't physical. It starts to work, and then I get one twinge of doubt and it flares up. I am like Luke Skywalker trying to lift the ship out of the swamp. Or Peter trying to walk on the water.
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  2. ssxl4000

    ssxl4000 Well known member

    Conditioning is strange for sure. It's great you can see it for what it is. Before learning about TMS/MBS, I could walk around the grocery store for nearly an hour (a weekly chore), but something "unusual" like a trip to the mall with a similar amount of exertion might set off my symptoms. Shenanigans.

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