Walk walk and walk if you wann' to feel better

#1

Since last 8 months i am on regular walking schedule daily for 45 mintues. However I have heard that 30 minutes walk is more safe but I can n't resist myself walking less than 45 minutes daily in morning. I have also noticed that my sugars rise for 60-70 points rise after briskwalking but I am helpless. Anyhow I am walking for stroll since last 30 years in evening but the schedule was not regular or punctual but now I am addicted to waloking.

Friends I have shed 20 pounds weight and my BP has come to 110/70 from 130/90. Fpr liver problem I take bolus of 2 units in morning but in evening its impact is limited 10-20 mg/dl
What are your experiences of walking ?

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#2

I walk twice a day. I take the dog around the block. And when Cosmo does not want to walk, I go by myself. I walk about 20 minutes. My wife joins me when she can.

Walking helps the insulin move around my body. If I sit still after shooting insulin, it may or may not work.

I wear a supporting shoe insert and take two Tylenol. Walking gets my heart beating, so I take along my hydroglicerin. I also pocket two of those glucose tablets, in case I want to voyage beyond our usual distance.

I llove to walk because it reminds me of earlier, when I used to walk a lot.

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#3

Congratulations on your weight loss! That is great. Reading your post I feel like I found a twin to the problems that I am attacking right now except I am female and older than you. I had a terrible liver surgery 5 years ago to remove a tumor. I have another that the doctors are watching for growth. They were benign but so big that they had to come out. I had a biopsy and a right resection of my liver. They also found that I have a NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease that causes me a lot of pain and a gall bladder that gets blocked. Anyway I was struggling for since early 2013. I changed my diet to no fat and eat most of the foods that promote a healthy liver.
I am on my fourth day of walking. I was so out of shape that the first three days hurt and I could only go every other day. I did walk for at least an hour though. I was so sore that I was up all night after all the walks with pain from stenosis.
Well, today everything clicked. It was wet and cool with the most wonderful flower smell in the air. I went through the neighborhood and into the woods where the smell of black dirt and cedar mulch was awesome. The rain had washed all the pollen away and I started to walk like I had a purpose. I could feel my muscles and it felt great. About half way through I think I was happier than I have been in a long time. Everyone I passed was smiling and nice, every single person, young and old. I can see myself getting into walking just like you. I am going to lose ten pounds, get in shape and drop a size. I have really high blood pressure and I believe that is going to get better with walking too.
I am so excited about this. I can see myself really getting some good goals this year. I ordered a Fitbit and by the time it is mailed I will have gotten a routine just like you are doing because I want to walk an hour a day. I stopped at the park and did stretches and some exercises on the Jungle Jim. It was alright and I am home still happy. Walking in nature is awesome!

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#4

So nice to hear you are enjoying your walks, and wonderful walks as you describe them! Keep it up and I know you will feel better not to mention lose weight.

#5

I’m glad you’re enjoying your walks. Walking in nature is so nice! I’ve also been trying to incorporate more walking into my daily routine.