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Old Thu, Jan-12-17, 18:04
PaCarolSue PaCarolSue is offline
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I was all ready to join in this thread and then for a split second I forgot how old I am. LOL Remembered. I'm 70, at least for the next 12 days.

I follow semi low carb. I don't eat sweets, but I really don't want to give up my veggies. If that keeps me from losing, so be it. I like my veggies. I don't feel that I got fat from eating too much broccoli, so why should it keep me from losing?
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Old Thu, Jan-12-17, 19:03
chrisrod chrisrod is offline
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Plan: Keto
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Thanks for the welcome! This is my third round on LC and my 3rd week on this round so well aware of pros and cons. I was extremely fatigued during first two weeks, but am pulling out of it now. Working on getting more energy by using treadmill and resistance bands, etc while trapped inside my home. I hope to get my weight loss stall moving in a forward direction rather than the frustrating yo-yo I've been on for a bit over a year now. Need some encouragement and a bit of finesse from time to time.
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Old Thu, Jan-12-17, 19:06
chrisrod chrisrod is offline
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Thanks, Never2Late! I hope to see you check in once in awhile even if just to say hi!
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Old Thu, Jun-29-17, 23:17
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Moved to the 70s thread.

Last edited by never2late : Fri, Jun-30-17 at 00:44. Reason: Wrong thread
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Old Mon, Aug-14-17, 23:11
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Plan: General Low Carb
Stats: 164/162.6/151 Female 5'3"
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Progress: 11%
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Hi everybody. Don't know if this is the right place for this post or not.

I'm 64, almost 65.

I posted this, this morning:

Originally Posted by gonwtwindo
Welp - I've been having sharp pain in the mornings for the last 8+ weeks, that goes away within a couple of hours usually. It's more at the top of my thighs, in back, but so intense it causes my gait to buckle. I thought it was related to my back injury of '11 and keep thinking I need to make an appointment with the neurologist again.

Well...maybe not! The last 3 days I have done hamstring and piriformis stretches as soon as I wake up, and before my morning walks. Result: no, or little, pain for the last 3 days!

Forgot to do them this morning (very little pain when I awoke) and about 50 steps into my walk OWWW OWWW OWWW! Sharp pains that caused my gait to buckle again.

I stopped right there on the sidewalk and did the stretches - the rest of my walk was PAIN FREE.

*feeling encouraged and inspired*


Then, tonight:
I've noticed the last several weeks that my footsteps have sometimes been harder-falling, and sometimes I kind of scuff the ground when I walk. Well I did it today exiting a grocery store (scuffed the bumpy strip bordering the asphalt) and felt those shocking pains at the tops of my thighs (in back). Anyone else experience this?

My old back injury? Sensitive piriformis? Or just 'getting old' stuff?
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Old Tue, Aug-15-17, 06:28
PaCarolSue PaCarolSue is offline
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Hi Gonwtwindo. I used to post here but graduated to the 70's post. LOL

I have my own problems with walking, but never the ones you are experiencing. I never even heard of piriformis and had to google to understand what you were talking about. I don't think this is normal aging. You might have to go back to the neurologist or maybe physical therapy would help with this. In the meantime, keep up with those stretches that seem to be helping.

Maybe someone else will chime in who has experienced this.
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Old Tue, Aug-15-17, 09:24
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Thanks Carol. I've been googling physical therapy videos - busy day today so will probably pick it back up tonight.
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