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    Now that it’s cold, I have been swimming mid...

    Now that it’s cold, I have been swimming mid morning. Just got home, made a cup of coffee and here I be. Good noticing! Agate, those are once again great numbers!!

    Howie, yes it counts that you...
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    Today I employed my best strategy to swim in the...

    Today I employed my best strategy to swim in the public pool. Timed it with my medication dosing ....Lots of steps in open area are scary but doable. Pool was a warm 81 and I swam 1/2 mile 31...
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    They use it for RRMS too.

    They use it for RRMS too.
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    Avonex? They really still prescribe the ABCRs for...

    Avonex? They really still prescribe the ABCRs for Patients who have not been on it all along?
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    She might think about finding a new neuro. Why...

    She might think about finding a new neuro. Why would the doc choose Tysabri? Isn’t Rituxan and Ocrevus safer?

    Virginia, great job on the walking, standing, and participating in public life.
    ...
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    Today I swam 1/2 mile plus 25 Yards 30 minutes,...

    Today I swam 1/2 mile plus 25 Yards 30 minutes, in a 77.5F pool, 70f air. A cold front is coming.....
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    Sixteen is a lot of exercise! Glad you pointed...

    Sixteen is a lot of exercise! Glad you pointed that out Jeanie!

    Today I swam 31 minutes, 1/2 mile plus 52 Yards. Trying to take it easy on legs now...
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    Wow Jeanie! That’s great progress! Keep it up! ...

    Wow Jeanie! That’s great progress! Keep it up! You can do this! I know, because throughout your life you have shown such and adventurous streak!
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    I swam 1/2 hour, 30 minutes today, 79F pool.

    I swam 1/2 hour, 30 minutes today, 79F pool.
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    I will find out soon! I hope so, because it might...

    I will find out soon! I hope so, because it might be 2 months before my new house with a heated lap pool is ready.

    Today,
    The pool rose to 79, more tolerable especially with neoprene!
    I swam 31...
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    Brrr! We are getting cold in florida, the air...

    Brrr! We are getting cold in florida, the air dropped to 68 last night and was only 83 during the day. Thus, the pool temp was a brisk 77F. Likely will switch to the public pool this week. Did swim...
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    Half is very good Howie, much more active than...

    Half is very good Howie, much more active than you had us to believe!
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    You are not lazy! You are sick! Today was...

    You are not lazy! You are sick!

    Today was big. I swam 30 min 1/2 mile, did 2 extra flights, a lot of extra walking too, to accomplishment important task.so far so good
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    ANN, you are amazing! Virginia it’s nice to...

    ANN, you are amazing!

    Virginia it’s nice to see you up and around again!

    Great job agate on your steps!
    We are putting the house on the market after we move out. So, it will be easy for me: no...
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    Well hello there Ann? Swam 30 minutes today...

    Well hello there Ann?

    Swam 30 minutes today for 1/2 mile.
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    Great going Agate. Swam 1/2 mile 30 minutes...

    Great going Agate.

    Swam 1/2 mile 30 minutes today.
    Extended meeting and phone calls re the selling of house as well as Medicare have created pain and muscle stiffening all day. Hope I sleep it...
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    Swam 1/2 mile plus 25 Yards 30 minutes.

    Swam 1/2 mile plus 25 Yards 30 minutes.
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    Great book for guidance is Strong Women Stay Young

    Great book for guidance is Strong Women Stay Young
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    Thatís fantastic Jeanie! The weight lifting is done every other day, not every day. Itís important to take that day off. The lifting stresses the muscle. The next day the body repairs it. Itís what...
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    I swam 20 minutes, 666 Yards. Cut it short so as...

    I swam 20 minutes, 666 Yards. Cut it short so as to be able to drive half hour to PCP. So far, so good, this higher dose of Baclofen is helping,

    Red tide has arrived at our surfing beach. No...
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    I swam 25 minutes, 240 feet short of half mile as...

    I swam 25 minutes, 240 feet short of half mile as I had early doc appointment .
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    A friend offered to drive so I didn’t drive...

    A friend offered to drive so I didn’t drive today. There were tons of bait fish. We didn’t hear the jaws music so we paddled out.

    Conditions were small and choppy. I am stronger and tolerate...
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    50 minutes each way.

    50 minutes each way.
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    Today I swam 1/2 mile plus 50 Yards, 30 minutes....

    Today I swam 1/2 mile plus 50 Yards, 30 minutes.
    Tomorrow I will try to drive my self to the ocean, surf and go home. My buddies will roll me and my gear from the car to the beach.
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    This morning I swam 30 minutes, 1/2 mile plus 50...

    This morning I swam 30 minutes, 1/2 mile plus 50 Yards. Went to doc, groceries and home. So far so good.

    Check this out...
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    Nice job Virginia!

    Nice job Virginia!
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    Good job all around! Today I swam 32 minutes,...

    Good job all around!

    Today I swam 32 minutes, 1/2 mile. Did 5 flights of stairs over the day, boxed up several drawers for the move readying. Cooked dinner. Washed dishes. Empty dishwasher....
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    That is great Virginia! Perhaps you have healed a...

    That is great Virginia! Perhaps you have healed a smidgen?
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    Today I swam a half mile in 31 minutes. So far,...

    Today I swam a half mile in 31 minutes. So far, so good
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    Today I swam 31 minutes, 1/2 mile plus 53 Yards....

    Today I swam 31 minutes, 1/2 mile plus 53 Yards. Then I stood for long enough to windex my windshield and climbed a second flight of stairs. Stairs, I will not miss after moving day!
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    Def a better day!

    Def a better day!
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    Today is better. Able to stand a little longer...

    Today is better. Able to stand a little longer again.

    I swam 1/2 mile, plus 80 Yards, 30 minutes. Each day I aim for 30 minutes. Then drive 20 minutes to doc, got a few groceries, walked up two...
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    Today I swam 1/2 mile in 32 minutes. A bit of...

    Today I swam 1/2 mile in 32 minutes. A bit of rubber legs afterwards. This MS and SPS are such a mental and physical challenge . They’re winning today.
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    Good strategy, gotta plan for the side effects....

    Good strategy, gotta plan for the side effects. Wonder if they can do a smaller dose and then increase it every four days. I think that’s what my neuro did. And he gave it at bedtime, when I tried...
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    And Virginia, dont kid yourself! You did a huge...

    And Virginia, dont kid yourself! You did a huge amount considering your challenges! Do not compare yourself to a well person, or even to a person with MS who is less sick right now.
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    I swam 1/2 mile today 31 minutes. Did well. Then...

    I swam 1/2 mile today 31 minutes. Did well. Then went to doc, then rested, then went to fish monger. Love it there. They let me sit on a bench and come to me, then they come to me with the credit...
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    That’s 120 steps right there Jeanie. Sounds...

    That’s 120 steps right there Jeanie. Sounds aggravating re Publix....
    Life is very expensive for severely disabled.
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    Great job Agate!

    Howie, Agate isnít the gold standard. We all do what we can do. Your numbers are still valuable, they show youíre still walking.

    I swam 1/2 mile today, 30 minutes. So far so...
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    That IS exercise Howie, don’t minimize it! ...

    That IS exercise Howie, don’t minimize it!

    Peg, that’s not cheating, that’s taking advantage to tech so you can still romp with rover!
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    Swam 23 minutes. 706 Yards. SPS related issue...

    Swam 23 minutes. 706 Yards.

    SPS related issue stopped the quest for 30 minutes.
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    Wow Virginia! You’re clawing your way back with...

    Wow Virginia! You’re clawing your way back with shingles....heroic!
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    I swam 20 minutes, 666 Yards today. Did fine. Had...

    I swam 20 minutes, 666 Yards today. Did fine. Had another night of nonspasm.
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    Keep on Moving Thread: October 2018

    MS creates some real challenges to keep on moving. It helps to inspire each other on how to find ways to move.

    Did you stretch in your bed, swing your arms, roll side to side today? Or perhaps...
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