Thursday treat after aquafit!
Proud that I come and do this on my own!
Seems silly that I stopped coming because the Leisure Centre moved! I had convinced myself that, because I don’t know Hinckley, I wouldn’t be able to find its new location & I’d get lost! Even though it’s not far at all from its previous location!
I had the offer to come with my ‘other mummy’ Crispie aka ChristineRobinson!
Again though, I let my anxiety win! This time, because the Centre was new, I wouldn’t know where things were & would get more tired!
These are the stories I would tell myself! That is of course, until I took control of my anxiety!
Since then, I’ve done so many things by myself that I was just to anxious to do before.
They may not seen much to some, but some of the things include something like, just sitting in a cafe on your own! – Always to anxious! Now, for the third time, I think I’ve got the hang of it!
Another major hurdle was 2 weeks ago, when I accepted how much easier it would be to use the disabled, (some may prefer ‘less-abled’) changing room, after the aquafit class.
Taking control of my anxiety,
Embracing the changes
And generally winning at life!
Another day with a body full of pure oxygen!
Its such a lovely and novel feeling when the ‘Cog-Fog’ part of my MS fatigue lifts! I really hope that I get this same benefit, when I start my Oxygen Therapy once a week.
Amanda who hasn’t long finished her intensive course, now comes once a week to help her MS symptoms. She wasn’t there last Wednesday & when I asked if she was finding the treatment beneficial, she said that she definitely was & really noticed the difference when she missed last weeks session.
I’m keeping everything crossed that I’ll benefit from just once a week as well! Time will tell as I only have one session left this week & two next week. Then I plan on returning once a week!
Really getting the hang of this now & loving the ‘me time’ it gives me being in the chamber! Remembering to reflect on selflove and doing things for me! This is definitely one of those things!
I managed to meditate again today! Meditation helps me so much, at the moment the guided meditation I am using is a recording that my health coach did for me. I’m working hard on staying true to my authentic self and its paying off!
As always, if you have any questions I’ll be happy to answer them!
Are you thinking of trying Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?
~ Vix 💜💙💛💚❤
Last Oxygen therapy for the week! Phew! This is majorly tiring!
I’m really enjoying socialising with people! I do find though, the more people I am around, the worse my MS fatigue and general tiredness is!
Since I have been having regular calls with my Health Coach (who is also one of my yoga teachers!) I have been honouring my body, just as we all should!
I’ve been listening to her & when she’s tired, we sleep!
So, I’m no stranger to an afternoon nanny nap! Even though this doesn’t change the effects of my fatigue and I wake up feeling as tired as before the sleep, its still good to listen & honour!
Almost evey day I have been coming home from oxygen therapy, eating my lunch and falling to sleep! Today was no exception!
It was really busy at Mercia MS Therapy Centre today! Thursdays are always their busiest days & the most tiring day for me to visit there! For this reason, I hope I’ll be able to go any other day but Thursdays!
Note: There were six of us in the chamber today! Not five! 🙊😂
Ha! Session number ten! Can I see the light at the end of the tunnel?… No! 😜
Every session feels like it should be number 16! 🙈
Don’t get me wrong, I truly am grateful to be doing this but its hard!
Word of advise, if this is something you are going to do, as some one to take you back and forth!
It was just me & the new lady from yesterday. Wow, what an inspiration she is! Breast cancer and then earlier on in the year, they found bone cancer as well!
She can’t have an operation for it, as it would be too dangerous, so she is managing it for now, with Ayurvedic medicine. Also called Ayurveda, this is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. It originated in India more than 3,000 years ago and remains one of the country’s traditional health care systems.
She also did alot of research into diet, and is finding the change in this beneficial.
The hyperbaric oxygen therapy is helping to heal, and has also given her more energy with only one session!
I managed to medidtate as well today which was brilliant! I doubt I’ll be able to do that in the chamber tomorrow as its really busy in Thursdays!
⬆ The joys of MS! ⬆
I thought I was around number 10 for my oxygen therapy, but nope! Number 8 week 4!
Because of missing a session (the one i was late for) and also last week the oxygen chambers were being serviced. It means I’m runny over the recommended 16 sessions in 5 weeks, only by one session though! And I’ve also had to increase the amount I do in one week.
To be honest its such a mega commitment to do this intensive course!
I’m really missing being able to do my excersies classes as well!
Even though this is helping to clear my cog-fog from my MS it is still leaving me very worn out, shattered even!
I must remember to ask for the fans to be on today!!!
This morning I took myself off to an urgent gastroscopy appointment!
And I did it on my own!
I’m soooo proud of myself!
This new GP of ours doesn’t mess about!
I didn’t realise at the time he had requested an urgent one!
Not until the nurse told me this morning!