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Just curious to know if and when you started to exercise after surgery? If so what are some of the things your doing?

I do some light stuff, like walking my dog around the neighborhood.

I suffer from Fibromyalgia and am in a lot of pain most days.

Looking forward to swimming very soon as the weather is getting nicer.

I don't want to join a gym because I know I will never go and it will just be a waste of money.

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the only exercise I was cleared to do for the first month after surgery was walk. At four weeks out, I was cleared for everything except for weights. I was allowed to do weights starting at eight weeks out.

the first year after surgery I mostly did walking, swimming, Water aerobics, and yoga. I still do all that plus bicycling and Zumba.

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Walking is pretty much all I did for the first few hundred pounds. By the time I got to 100 pounds overweight my spouse and I were walking miles a day people watching in various places.

At about that time I set myself a challenge to see if I could run 3 miles in 30 minutes, which I did in about a month. Shock of shocks I discovered that I enjoyed running. I kept increasing my distance until I eventually ran 5 marathons.

Do what you like. Who knows where it will lead you?

Good luck,

Tek

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Walking is pretty much all I did for the first few hundred pounds. By the time I got to 100 pounds overweight my spouse and I were walking miles a day people watching in various places.
At about that time I set myself a challenge to see if I could run 3 miles in 30 minutes, which I did in about a month. Shock of shocks I discovered that I enjoyed running. I kept increasing my distance until I eventually ran 5 marathons.
Do what you like. Who knows where it will lead you?
Good luck,
Tek

Wow! That's really good! I can barely walk a half a mile a day I am 3 and a half weeks post op and still struggling but doing it!:)

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