Physical work is also emotional work
Author Message
The People Offline
Long Time Member Who grew Up Here
*****

Posts: 2,869
Threads: 1,021
Joined: Jun 2012
#1
Physical work is also emotional work
I have had periods of fitness off an on for years that were always disrupted by...life. A few months ago I was diagnosed with high BP. Not ready for a stroke high but as it was my mother's biggest issue it concerned me. That and the fact that I puffed up like a balloon. I had already been walking or tread milling in our little gym but I revved it up. Last night I think I was gone for two hours and found a really cool historical area of the city - old area - that I had never seen. And then there was the stairs. These stairs are a lot meaner than they look and a lot of sports teams use them for training. hey run. I walk. Before Celiac took me down I could do 3 sets and was working toward a 4th when I turned inside out. Last night I did one. Slowly and with a few millisecond stops going up I did one set. One is better than none. It felt good! PLUS, checked my BP after all of this and it was 93/86 pulse 86. I'm back!

And! I am not my mother's daughter. She just gave up and sat in her rocker.

The attached photo is 1/3 or 1/4 of the stairs.


Attached Files Image(s)
   
I Am My Only Chance For A Hero!
07-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Find Reply
nats Offline
here and there..
*****

Posts: 1,760
Threads: 89
Joined: Dec 2011
#2
RE: Physical work is also emotional work
wow, those are SERIOUS stairs. well done!
Blush Learn how to manage conflict, because the greater the level you can tolerate, the more freedom you will retain - E. Walsh Smile
07-19-2014, 02:21 PM
Find Reply
mosaic Offline
just another one of us
*****

Posts: 1,107
Threads: 130
Joined: Dec 2011
#3
RE: Physical work is also emotional work
agree with nats.... those are some major stairs. good going!
07-19-2014, 03:51 PM
Find Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
Doing okay We did some volunteer work today The People 1 1,185 05-16-2016, 05:49 AM
Last Post: nats
  Back to work Tangled Web 7 3,633 07-27-2015, 06:42 AM
Last Post: aswiss186
Scared Emotional blindness The People 2 1,546 04-15-2015, 08:24 PM
Last Post: The People
Doing okay Successes at Work MakersDozn 11 5,373 12-26-2013, 06:25 PM
Last Post: MakersDozn

Forum Jump: