Siegels's Journal, 09 October 2018

gotta try to keep constant. right upper body is still weak, stiff and in pain all the time. pinched nerves at cervical 4-7. Will do cardio, PT, stretch day. Pain sucks....just sayen
142.0 lb Lost so far: 5.0 lb.    Still to go: 0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 09 October 2018:
1179 kcal Fat: 54.98g | Prot: 67.13g | Carb: 111.20g.   Breakfast: El Monterey Egg, Sausage, Cheese & Potato Breakfast Burrito, Kroger CARBmaster Vanilla Milk. Lunch: Pure Protein Chocolate Deluxe High Protein Bar (Small). Dinner: HEB Spicy Maryland Crab Cakes, Dinner Rolls. Snacks/Other: Peach. more...
1887 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sleeping - 7 hours, Walking (moderate) - 3/mph - 2 hours, Resting - 15 hours. more...
on diet Siegels's own diet   gaining 7.0 lb a week

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What did you do to get injured?  
09 Oct 18 by member: adamevegod1
I got old 😦. Simple age related regenerative disks. Being really active apparently doesn't help.....in this one domain. Good posture, and more balanced approach to lifting would probably have helped. That's what I'm trying now.  
09 Oct 18 by member: Siegels
I got "sandwiched" in a car accident 25 years ago, causing "acute cervical strain" which is what they say bc they don't like to say whiplash. The physical therapist gave me strengthening exercises for my neck. I periodically reinjure it, due to life, and those exercises still help. So does ice. Neck pain suuuucks! 
09 Oct 18 by member: jengetfit123
I got my first herniated disk around age 38. I have been greatly relieved of most pain by doing the neck and spine strengthening exercises that I learned in rehab. Many strength exercises are not helpful for herniated or bulging disks. I would seek help from a professional you trust. Also, I ride an upright stationary bike for the disk that went out in my lower back. It only took two months of riding three times a week for at least 30 minutes each session to be free from the pain. I also avoid amusement park rides; it took me six months to bounce back from the neck and back pain I had after going to Disney World and Universal Studios Florida.  
09 Oct 18 by member: cafg1
Good form with less weights and slower reps has helped me, and achieve better results. 
09 Oct 18 by member: adamevegod1
Sure does. Know you will be feeling better soon. 
09 Oct 18 by member: Erquiaga
Space Mountain: Roughest ride ever! 
09 Oct 18 by member: greentees
Thank you all. Really appreciate the guidance and support.  
09 Oct 18 by member: Siegels

     
 

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