Second time doing the A series. I let myself down on the floor using a pillow. Getting up is still a problem. I can do the exercises. I did them faster today, and I plugged myself into my ipod shuffle, listened to electronic new age stuff.
The last couple of exercises are done standing up, and one of them involves standing on one foot and then the other (there is more to it, of course, than just that). I noticed both today and the day before yesterday that I felt no pain in either leg when I did this one. I suspect the deep breathing has me anesthetized by that time. Excellent. Seems very promising. I am hopeful.