I used to play tennis, and I loved it life long. I used to jog. Fortunately I can still swim.
But swimming doesn’t get to all the muscles that surrendered to inactivity during both the recent onset of scoliosis symptoms and my earlier journey with multiple sclerosis. I struggle with giving daily attention to the stretches, the standing tall and walking tall, the activation of this or that muscle that my specialists have assigned me in order to reclaim my gait. I haven’t wanted to do it. It’s the last thing I want to do every day.
I had to take a hard look at both the attitude and the behavior. Continue reading