Let’s Celebrate Exercise
E is for exercise, the energizer of life.
At age 91 Grace was still active playing tennis, lifting weights, and walking. Fifty-one years before, however, at the age of 40, her condition had been very different. Grace’s spine was badly injured during a ski accident that occurred at the time, and as the years passed her back pain intensified. Her physician told her that he couldn’t do much to help her because she was “too old.” Grace later was diagnosed with emphysema and had difficulty breathing.
Grace, however, had a strong will to recover and decided to try an exercise program offered at a local medical center. For six weeks she …