if you'd like to try yoga, hope you do.

i was lucky that my first yoga instructor did not just approach it as an exercise workout, but as the "spiritual" practice that it was originally intended. meaning, it is not about achievement, it is not goal oriented, it is more about self awareness, doing what we can, listening to our bodies, becoming more in tune with our bodies, and i think you are further ahead there than most people probably would be smile

when i took the class, i did the things i could do, modified what i needed to modify, opted out the the things i chose not to do, would do alternate poses at that time. and my instructor really encouraged us to do this as we needed to. about a year or so after starting the course, she left for a "spiritual journey in india" and the new instructor was much more "exercise focussed", that inner peace and tranquility was missing, so after a time, i quit the class and just continued to do the yoga on my own at home. there are some things i miss about being part of a class, but now days i do a sort of PT / yoga practice, incorporating the best of both worlds, many of the exercises / poses / stretches, etc are very very similar smile


Spondyloarthropathy, HLAB27 negative
Humira (still methylprednisone for flares, just not as often. Aleve if needed, rarely.)
LDN/zanaflex/flector patches over SI/ice
vits C, D. probiotics. hyaluronic acid. CoQ, Mg, Ca, K.
walk, bike
no dairy (casein sensitivity), limited eggs, limited yeast (bread)