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Friday, February 25, 2011

I'll make this short and sweet.
I have a torn muscle in my right leg, sound worse than I think it is...
Doctor wants me to do RICE .....
but said I can still do any upper body exercises that don't hurt the leg....
I'm feel a bit down about this as I'm not sure what I did wrong that would cause this and he was not sure either...Said if it's not better in a week come back and he will send me to a sports medicine place......I am not big on medication or I will do what he said and then do what I think is best for me.....
I will rest and ice it and keep elevated as much as is hard for me to sit still for long....
thanks for all the concern..
I have my weights close by

my main concern is gaining weight, from eating out of boredom and lack of real exercise, cardio, walking , jogging, biking, but I do know that I have to give it time to heal.....

off I go to elevate and ice and talk with Gary.....glad it's the week end and I can go at my own pace.....

Have a healthy week end
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    emoticon sorry I missed this yesterday.
    You do what the Dr. says and get well!

    You will not gain weight while resting the leg
    you will gain if you start to go nuts on FOOD

    Hugs Mary
    3179 days ago
    Got some good advice, Kitt...make sure you listen...sending you healing'll be up and at it again before you know it...take care~
    3180 days ago
    Hope you heal soon. Take care of yourself.
    3180 days ago
    You will be ok Kitt, your house has only food choices that are healthy and you can sit in a chair and do upper body exercise. Also go on line to the Arthritis web site and they may have exercies that people can do in a chair.

    Take care and attend to the leg
    3180 days ago
    Glad you got the leg checked, Kitt. Repeat after me: It is okay to rest. You will not gain weight overnight if you give your leg time to heal. Girl, if you push it too hard too soon you could really injure it and be down longer. Cut yourself some slack -- practice those non-eating behaviors and let your leg heal. Yes, it's hard...and sometimes you have to do it -- same discipline you used when changing your eating habits. Listen to your doctor and listen to your body. You'll be fine in the food department, and you're not going to gain weight overnight. Deep breath...
    3180 days ago
    hold it now no getting down...
    you will heal and things will go back to normal..

    trust your inner strength!

    how about some swimming that can be done without hurting the leg ... or just floating aroung in the pool lots of arm strength their..

    hugs now take care of yourself! know you will

    hugs JO
    3180 days ago
    3180 days ago
    listen to the doctor and you will get better.
    3180 days ago
    Kitt, I'm glad you went to the dr. Now, you need to take his advice. You can get a good workout sitting in a chair. Take care!


    3180 days ago
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