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Back on my eliptical!?!?!?!?

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by Sallysblooms, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Sallysblooms

    Sallysblooms P.O.T.S. now SO MUCH BETTER!

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    I can't believe it but two days in a row, I have been able to climb up on my eliptical machine and use it. I am being very careful. Only 16 times around, ha. That is only a few seconds but I am as thrilled as if I was running a marathon! :victory: With POTS you need to get your legs stronger so the blood vessels can be squeezed by the muscles. But if you are ill, you cannot walk, much less exercise. I try to do things on the couch, sitting usually.

    With my CFS, I was horribly ill for so long until I found help, then for several years, I was doing good with that. THEN I got POTS.:In bed: One more nightmare to deal with. I am so thankful for my progress. I have bad days of course, but I sure have good ones now too. I keep on working and with support from my hubby, family and doctor, I can do it. :thumbsup:
     
  2. kat0465

    kat0465 Senior Member

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    congrats sally!!
    that is a big step :) sounds like you have a great support system, and that means a lot!! if you wear out that ellptical i have one i use as a clothes hanger ;(

    glad your feeling better

    Kat
     

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