For the past few weeks I have been trying to figure out what affects my head, etc. Just because I CAN do something, doesn’t mean I should try to max out. It seems that if I overdo activities, that I will regret it for a few days. So, comes the pedometer (well, now I have a fitbit 😉 ). I have discovered that if I keep to the same amount of steps over the course of a week, that I seem to do better than if I try to do as much as I can. While I am no where near the 5-6+ miles a day I had before, I have to let that go and just do what I can now. (Haven’t been on any walks with Burleigh and Patty yet 🙁 ). So I took the scientific approach of trying to reach the same number of steps for at least a week, and then increasing that amount… just a teensy bit. If my head/neck starts bothering me, then I do NOT increase the amount for the week.
So far, so good. Don’t get me wrong, my head and neck still bother me but I guess “it’s tolerable” when I don’t try to exceed my limits. I’ve just had to accept that I have limits.
I still have to write reminders for everything but I seem to be able to follow my list. I’m not good at multi-tasking at all but I can do multiple tasks a day 😉 [ http://blog.scottsontherocks.com/blog/2015/01/15/doing-more-than-one-thing/ ]
Just thought I’d give you a head’s up on why I may say, “NO, I cannot do that today,” even if my head isn’t really bothering me today. I’ve learned that the hard way.