It is pretty well accepted all over the planet that being fit helps you to enjoy life more and is a major driving force for a longer life. Not just BigD-ers; everyone. And the two biggest challenges to our fitness are getting fit and staying fit. We all face the same problems getting fit. But staying fit can be a little trickier for people on dialysis.
This is because those of us who have made the effort to get fit between dialysis runs can get our legs cut out from under us by a spectrum of medical dramas that pounce on us from nowhere. Dramas that people with full kidney function would either barely notice, or not need. (more…)