The next cause of high BP to tackle was exercise. Not an easy one for me – too many easy excuses for avoiding formal exercise session at gyms and sports halls.
I started by trying to increase the amount of walking I do. Quite easy in the summer but not in the winter.
In January I began Tai Chi classes. They are deceptively gentle and I’m really enjoying them but still have a long, long way to go with it.
A fortnight ago I got a new bike. Since then I’ve been out riding as often as I can, only for half an hour at a time so far, but I have plans…