Today's MS therapy
As I reached home, I could feel the burning in my thighs. This type of pain was something I had not felt in a long time. Making me question myself, if I did the right thing by going so far? As well as asking myself why I pushed so far in such loose snow?
I was thinking in the back of my mind, by pushing myself like this, it was how I gained strength in the past. Knowing that there would be pain that came with this kind of therapy, I knew gaining strength and endurance of walking was something that would out weigh the pain I was feeling, by far.
As I am now trying to get warm and get rid of this chill of the damp air drinking my recovery drink to help re-nourish my muscles, remembering back a short time ago, how much easier it was a few years back when it was a daily routine I had. I will not give up on this journey of regaining my strength in my legs. This walk use to take me an hour, today it took me a hour and a half. Most important thing is I did it and I made it home.
In conclusion of today's MS therapy of walking, I am left with mixed feelings. I am happy I managed to reach my goal of the top of the hill, completing a three mile walk. My Fitbit saying almost four miles?
I am thinking due to the light loose snow in my steps, that possibly, I took more steps, (shorter steps), which made it register to be further with more distance? I also know I have done this in less time in the past but, I am proud that I just managed to get it done and make it home safe!
This is a massive gain in my therapy for endurance for my leg muscles. As I want to stop having to set every where we go, while others are standing. Yes my legs hurt but I still thrive to be as normal as I once was. This decease, creates new normals for people. I refuse to give up on this. My goal is to be able to walk at lest 3 miles each day. I will not give in.
Wishing you all the best in good health and happiness.
MS and Living Life