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Cushing's Awareness Challenge - Day 17

Today is known as Marathon Monday here in Massachusetts.  A few of my friends are running the Boston Marathon today! I can't even imagine the level of fitness it takes to be able to run 26.2 miles. I know for sure it will never be something I will attempt to do!

I've talked about fitness in the past, and how I really never recovered (or gained, for that matter) any muscle tone after Cushing's.  One of the symptoms is muscle weakness, especially in your extremities.  I noticed this most when walking to class, which was uphill, or walking up and down stairs.  I have wanted to get more in shape, not really for looks but more for my general health, maybe it would be easier for me to do things.

I don't really enjoy physical activity, and never have.  I was always the slowest person when we had to run a mile in gym class, and never really felt athletic.  I have always liked to swim, but pools are hard to come by, and usually cost a lot to join.

I have been doing short yoga routines almost every night before bed, but don't really feel like I'm gaining anything from them, and have a hard time with some of the poses.

I just feel so weak.  Do you have any suggestions?  Do you do a home workout that you love?  Let me know!!

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