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Re: [IP] Swelling in my legs/Exercise



 I'm looking around for one too as I sit at a desk for my job. Amazon has a lot
to choose from, but I haven't picked one out yet.

Stacey M

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> On Mar 22, 2014, at 18:34, "Nora Nevers" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> I would love to find one of those!  Where should I look?
> 
> Nora Roales Nevers
> Arlington, TX
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of
> email @ redacted
> Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2014 13:18
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Swelling in my legs/Exercise
> 
> Kry, there are little "stationary bike-like" things that fit under a desk.
> You can peddle while working. I use one at home, just to burn off excess
> energy while at the computer or watching TV.B  They are small and would be a
> good non-weight-bearing exercise to get things circulating.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> 
> From: "Kerry Thorne" <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted
> Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2014 10:50:09 AM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Swelling in my legs/Exercise
> 
> I appreciate all of your suggestions. I work in a office and am part of a
> call center so its hard to get away from the desk for very long. Ive asked
> for a stand up station but need a Dr's note to have it so I will discuss
> with my dr at my next apt next week. Last week i was helping with a baby
> shower and had to run to the kitchen area a few times and by the 3rd trip my
> legs were killing me with shin splints and its not very far. I try to take
> the stairs to my office which is on the 3rd floor, by half way up the 2nd
> flight I sound like a old smoker wheezing and puffing but i keep doing it.
> Im 5'7 and 215lbs and 39 yrs old and I feel like im pushing 60.
> 
> 
>> On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 1:28 PM, Liliana Wells <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> This is all good advice. B I know exercise is hard at first when we 
>> are out of shape. B But even going around the house at first will 
>> encourage more circulation. B Are you on diuretics? B You need to see 
>> your doctor and discuss these symptoms with him/her. B One thing that 
>> helped me when I was working was getting up to do something that 
>> requires even a short walk: go to the copying/fax machine, go do some 
>> filing, go to the bathroom even if you don't actually go. B While you 
>> are sitting flex and point your feet (this advice is from airlines, I
> think). B This is to stretch your calves.
>> B Any movement helps. B Consistency and persistence. B If you decide 
>> to get special socks, knee highs or pantyhose, try this website 
>> http://www.ameswalker.com.. B I use them and they help me a lot.
>> 
>> Good luck. B Keep us posted.
>> 
>> 
>> On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 11:55 AM, Kerry Thorne <email @ redacted>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> I have been on the pump for 3 months now and I'm experiencing a lot 
>>> of swelling in my legs and ankles. I came home yesterday from work 
>>> and my
>> legs
>>> from my knees down hurt and there was a indent in my legs from my socks.
>> I
>>> woke up with puffy eyes yesterday and today so im sure the fluid is 
>>> still in my body just sloshing back and forth. I sit a lot at work 
>>> then come
>> home
>>> and sit in front of my computer to do school work as I am finishing 
>>> by BA this year, While i try to avoid tight clothes I am a diabetic 
>>> with very little physical activity most days, I have gained weight ( 
>>> I average
>> about
>>> 215 lbs) so i have bought new clothes in larger sizes so i can be 
>>> more comfortable. I dont have any physical reason for not excising 
>>> other then
>> it
>>> hurts when i do it because im so out of shape and its been bloody 
>>> cold
>> for
>>> 6 months (Maine). Walking more then 2 blocks and i have shin 
>>> splints. I dont know how to get started and keep going at it when it 
>>> hurts so much
>> and
>>> I have so much else I'm trying to do. Any suggestions?
>>> Kerry
>>> 
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