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Standing desk (again!)

Feb (again) and I am now seated! We have spent the last 3 months refurishing the kitchen and my end of the dining table is no longer in the kitchen. Such a messy set up is not suitable for the lounge where the dining table is so I am seated on one side and know this is not good for me. I have just come across this from a virtual friend on Facebook who always shares good stuff. Thanks Catherine……I need to work out where to purchase this from.
http://design-milk.com/portable-flexible-affordable-cardboard-desk/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=54ec9d0f15bb3b5125000001&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

musings from outside the asylum

Back in Feb 2012, I began trying a standing desk and wrote about it here and here.  As you can see, I was very pleased with my new desk position and looked forward some healthier internet surfing.

In July(ish) 2012, I started with a rather painful foot problem necessitating eventually (after several months waiting for it to resolve itself) visiting a podiatrist a few times.   He prescribed me orthopedic insoles and for a while my feet improved.  However I’d been sitting for a few months and the pain was not resolved enough to bring me back to standing.   I am pretty sure the problem wasn’t caused by me standing, but I will be sure to use my insoles when standing just in case.

My standing desk was big and ugly and I decided to swap it with Jo (my Virtual Assistant daughter) who was looking for a…

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About kathythesane

Lived in Kent, then Devon, now France. Trained as a Mental Health Nurse in Canterbury, then at Training South East (Sandhurst) in Transactional Analysis with Alice Stephenson (dec'd) , Suzanne Boyd and Mellie Lewin. Managed a Private Psychiatric Nursing Home for very mentally ill patients in Devon for 3 year before retiring to France in 2006.

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  1. My physical therapist told me to get a piece of that memory foam to stand on. It’s heavenly!

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    • Hi Susan,
      I have an anti fatigue mat. I am getting back to standing today….just need a bit of help to set me up again 🙂
      Thanks for stopping by and thanks for your great blog.

      Reply

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