The Active Debate

I always hear different things- my doctor tells me to go out and be ‘active’ to get some exercise, and go out and do things.

But I honestly don’t want to do ANYTHING when I feel this awful and am in so much pain. And when I do listen to well meaning people who want me to get out and be mobile, I end up paying for it for days on end. All I want to do is stay in bed and sleep. Bottom line my question is even if getting exercise makes me feel worse in the short run is it possible its better in the long run?

What do you think is better with Lyme? Getting active, or staying in bed?

Love&Recovery- Maisie


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Lyme Disease advocate/warrior still learning about Lyme treatments/recovery and wishing to inform, support, and commiserate with others along the way.
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One Response to The Active Debate

  1. Marsha says:

    I haven’t found any exercise no matter how slow or fast that docent rob every bit of my energy. I had this for fifteen yes before I was diagnosed and now I have been diagnosed and on I v meds for two years and still can’t exercise. Can’t wait till the day I can play golf. Marsha

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