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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part VI

I’m past the three month mark now and starting to feel like I can do more. The tear in the scar tissue has healed and I’m back at being pushed in my Physical Therapy by James and Julie. I need to strengthen the muscles in my leg so I keep doing the work. When I […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part V

When I went to my next Physical Therapy appointment with James, he took me over to the stationary bike and I thought – no problem. To me that’s not even much of a workout. I gingerly got on and he knelt down by my right foot and helped me put it on the pedal. He […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part IV

The next two weeks were spent with my Physical Therapist coming to the house three times a week and on the other days I did all the exercises on my own. On her last visit she measured the bend in my knee and I had surpassed her goal for me at 128 degrees. That was […]

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Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) a Miserable Disease

The other night I posted that RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) was a miserable disease that wouldn’t kill you but sometimes you wish that it would. I had come home from work early with an upset stomach and just wanted to lay down and sleep for a while. When I tried to do so, my RLS […]

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This Baby Boomer’s Quest For Relief From Stress and RLS With Yoga

I grew up in the Baby Boomer Generation and have been on a quest to find relief from stress and RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) with Yoga.   Like many of my generation, I am now dealing with the stress of working a full time job and taking care of an ageing parent.  That, coupled with […]

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As a woman 40+ can you relate to these workout excuses?

As we get closer to swimsuit season, more and more women over 40 say they want to lose weight but come up with excuses not to exercise. I thought I would address some of these workout excuses in the next couple of blog posts. Can you relate to any of these workout excuses? Excuse: “I’m […]

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