So sorry you are having trouble with your workout sis.
Me too. I need to very gradually bring activity into my life after a flare. While I'm flaring, I can't even tolerate a 5 minute walk. Just 4 years ago, I was backpacking and walking 11 miles with a 35 lb. pack . . and sleeping in on the ground in a tent which I carried on my back!! ARGH!!! I miss those days!
So . . .once I'm on the mend, I start with very short walks . . . I just take the dogs and walk a short way down the street and return. For some, it may be just to the mailbox. If this goes well, I may begin doing this a couple times a day . . . then after a few days, I'll increase the distance just a bit. It took me many weeks to get up to 1/2 mile. My rheum said don't increase your activity any more than 10% in a week. . . and only if it is well tolerated. I think this activity ramps up your immune system, which then attacks your body . . . so you have to build extremely slowly. I am finding that if I divide the activity, I can get a way with more.
I hope this helps.
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