Getting Healthy: My Fitness Routine

Getting Healthy: My Fitness RoutineMy husband, John, is visiting the blog today with an article about his fitness routine ~ Barbara

Three years ago I wouldn’t have believed it was possible. Even a year ago I didn’t think it was possible. At 58 years old, I’m back in the gym lifting weights. WOW! After being unable to do any strength training because of the effects of celiac disease, 29 years of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and recently 2 years of shoulder bursitis, I am once again able to lift. Here is the amazing part. After just 4 months of weight lifting, I feel stronger and better than I have in the last 29 years. God is good! …

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