Moving through the pain

Woke up this morning in such pain. Could barely move. Ugh. Joints cramped, muscles tied up, felt like every bone in my body was out to get me.

Got moving though. Stretched and moved even before I got out of bed. While I was still warm.

Then I had my exercise.

Much better now. Moving seems to be the only thing that helps, sometimes.

So, I’ll keep moving.

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4 thoughts on “Moving through the pain

  1. BB –
    One of your other readers suggested this and I have found it to be incredibly helpful – magnesium – I take a lot, plus 4000 mg Omega 3 (anti-inflammatory) and Vit D and C. Magnesium acts as a muscle relaxant – but no groggy feeling or anything like that. Really worth trying.
    M

  2. That’s right – magnesium. I do remember that. I had been taking it for a while, then I got away from it. Time to get back to it, I suppose.

    Thanks for the reminder.

  3. Hi BB – Exercise is very good – I don’t feel the same if I don’t do yoga or go for a bike ride in the morning. Funny, I woke up yesterday with just those symptoms you describe (maybe a little milder), limbs like blocks of wood, nerves locked up. Where does this come from I wonder? I always get it when I’m fatigued.

    I’ll have to try magnesium, I never thought of that before.

    T.

  4. T – I agree, exercise is really good. I took magnesium yesterday, and today I don’t feel as achey. Not sure if it was the supplement, or maybe just the weather. Or the fact that today is Saturday :)

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