Chiari Malformation Community
Walk
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Chiari Malformation and Living with Chiari Malformation.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Walk

This is just a suggestion for those who are going to undergo surgery or have already undergone it, walk. Even if you feel like crap, or don't feel like you have the time just do it, even if it is just up and down the driveway. There were days, especially in the 2 weeks right after surgery that I felt like poop on a plate, but I made myself walk at some point during the day. Lately, I haven't been having a lot of time and I noticed that my mood was getting worse and worse, and then I realized I hadn't walked in awhile. So I took the dog and my Ipod and I feel a lot better.

Please walk. It really helps.
Tags: walk
Blank
1306714_tn?1327260680
I totally agree.  The fresh air is good therapy, but as my father used to say. "The farther you walk, the longer we live".  Even when I go shopping I'll give other's the closer parking spot's and I'll walk a little further.  I have my dad's quote in my head every time I park.  Try it.  My doctor said if you walked into the store, resteraunt, etc every time instead of the drive thru you can loose 5 pds in a year.  I'm trying it and liking it too.  Happy Thanksgiving to all.
Related Discussions
7 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1755089_tn?1376057155
Personnaly I LOVE to walk. But with the cold weater coming our way I'll have to do it on an inside track. I cant stand very cold temperatures for long period of times!
Blank
1667208_tn?1333111449
The farther I walk the better I feel and even if I feel like crap it still helps!  
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
I agree.  High impact exercise is out of the question now.  I find great joy in walking.  It helps to clear the mind and to destress too.  Hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving!
Blank
1306714_tn?1327260680
I totally agree.  The fresh air is good therapy, but as my father used to say. "The farther you walk, the longer we live".  Even when I go shopping I'll give other's the closer parking spot's and I'll walk a little further.  I have my dad's quote in my head every time I park.  Try it.  My doctor said if you walked into the store, resteraunt, etc every time instead of the drive thru you can loose 5 pds in a year.  I'm trying it and liking it too.  Happy Thanksgiving to all.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I'm with all of you on everything. Walking de-stresses me, and since hi impact stuff is out of the question for now, all I have is the walking. I can't wait to get back to some of my high impact stuff though :D Also .... I don't mind the cold, summer is what gets me. I am not someone that deals with heat well. It makes me grouchy. lol
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
The heat and humidity makes me sicker also.  The cold dry air helps to keep  inflammation down I think for me.  I do try to sneak in a higher impact workout.  I usually regret it the next day, but it feels good when I'm doing it.  I miss weight lifting.  I'm doing a light Pilates tape, it helps to keep me limber.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I miss my P90X and jui-jitsu very much. Those were very good outlets for the stress in my life. Walking you can only do so much with before it becomes running and that is a no no right now. I start PT next week, hoping, I can get some muscle strength back before I go to work and so I can ease back into my workout routines, starting with P90X and hoping to get back into jiu-jitsu at some point within the next year.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
HuntressThompson is feeling pressure in her ... Comment
Mar 30
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Tinamarie2015 commented on Take Charge of Your H...
Mar 29
999794_tn?1427348463
Blank
Heather2414 uploaded new photos
Mar 27
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1426651955
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
7530528_tn?1415842914
Blank
AKC_75
TX
9432311_tn?1424647329
Blank
Elisaandbucky
Charlotte, NC
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mikeysmom1995
Oxford, MI
246139_tn?1424375573
Blank
baccalynnwv
OH
Chiari Malformation Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1426651955
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
7530528_tn?1415842914
Blank
AKC_75
TX
9432311_tn?1424647329
Blank
Elisaandbucky
Charlotte, NC
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mikeysmom1995
Oxford, MI
246139_tn?1424375573
Blank
baccalynnwv
OH