Getting Stronger

I am continuing to work hard to build new neuropathways, gain balance and proprioception. Because of the loss of sensation in my right leg and hips as well as proprioception my feet tend to drag at times and get lost when they are behind me. This leads to an unsteady gait causing tripping and sometimesContinue reading “Getting Stronger”

Getting out of your comfort zone

I can remember how difficult it was to even do downward dog just a few short months ago. I never thought I would be able to do a plank again especially with loss of balance and proprioception. It just goes to show that with hard work and getting out of my comfort zone I canContinue reading “Getting out of your comfort zone”

Little steps

Yoga continues to be a must for continued progress in regaining more stability. Because without proprioception and balance just standing is difficult. Each day continues to bring challenges whether it is high pain, increased spasticity, or both. Yoga helps with reducing spasticity through stretching while reducing pain through breathing and relaxation. There are times onContinue reading “Little steps”

His promise is unchanging

Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles. Psalm 119:50 (NLT) Some days are great and it easy to feel the energy and build on it. Those day are when we do things like get outside and do a little gardening or step up our workouts. Yet on the days when ourContinue reading “His promise is unchanging”

Trying Yoga

About a month and a half ago I found a yoga instructor that gives private instruction which was a must for me. I had been wanting to try yoga but knew I could not join a traditional class because of my deficits plus I wanted to make sure that I was being watched carefully toContinue reading “Trying Yoga”