Ditto from me. If I had heeded my body's warnings, I would likely have avoided a flare that last 2 years.
When I was working, I took advantage of napping at lunch-time and sometimes resorted to napping in my car before my drive home or half-way home, I'd pull into a parking lot and nap. I also did a marathon sleep twice a week. Intending to nap after dinner and sleeping right through to the morning.
When I INSISTED on pursuing a walking program, I pushed myself of to 3-5 miles at a time even though I was stumbling home. I was just sure that if I worked my body, I would improve it. Wrong! I have permanent nerve damage in my back causing awefull burning pain in my hips and down my legs.
I am now a preacher of pacing. Nuff said.
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