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2/9/20 5:21 P

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Hello all....thanks for the welcome...Iím from Sunny Saskatchewan....I try to get out walking when the wind is not too bad...I Also have COPD...which is such a pain now ...lungs got burnt with chemicals years ago...as I 𝐀𝐠𝐞 I gain weight and it makes it a bit tougher...
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3/27/19 2:54 P

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Welcome GAYLEARM1 to the team!


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Slow motion is better than no motion!!!!!

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3/27/19 2:35 P

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Not new to Spark but was away for awhile. But definite new to this team.
My name is gayle & I am 66 years old. Was having problems breathing and after spirometry was told severe asthma & Doc says COPD but also says in a gray area?


Am currently taking symbicort & spiriva but not on oxygen. Biggest handicap is my location as its very hilly and i love to walk. I do have a close bus stop though so sometimes take it to a more level place to stroll. LOL
Gained weight over winter. Some say its the inhalers? but I also know I haven't been as active as in past and did not watch my diet so pretty sure its my own dang fault. Hoping to get some good ideas on exercise here. I do have arthritis in hip which also slows me down but then I have no need for speed anymore.

Nice to meet you all! Keep the Spark!

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Hello all ! I have been a member of Sparkspeople for 2009 when i first got diagnosed with COPD. been on oxygen 24/7 for about 6 years now i am at the level of 5 on my oxygen. Been through pulmonary rehab twice at the VA clinic where i get most of my care. I use spiriva in the mornings and then i do another inhaler, plus i take Montellukast also in the morning.Then i also use my breathing machine 4 times a day. then a a rescue inhaler also..Blood pressure medicine also with a aspirin daily. so i am taking or doing something for my breathing every hour it seems......i have a collection of exercise things, a total gym, tread mill a exercise bike then a recumbent bike in my bedroom....dumbbell and resistance bands also but the desire isn't emoticon there so that is why i decided to join this team....i am on the other copd team also.
I have 3 sons by 2 wives, the first lasting 8 years back in the 80s when i was in the Army. got out to save the marriage and 5 days after i was home she kicked me out and started divorce procedure.....the one i am in now has been going for 30 years with 2 sons...one is married and has a son. we are about to move into a used modular cause we are about to pay our mortgage off in jan or feb...we have been in this house for over 29 years now and the next one is out in the country...nice and quiet and lots of land to go walking on .....
I have a saying that i have posted all over in my room,,,,,
SLOW MOTION IS BETTER THAN NO MOTION!!!!!!


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Hi my name is Cindy. I am 56 years old. I am a stay at home housewife. I've raised 3 good looking boys, and now I am the grandma to 2 grandsons.
I found out I had COPD 12+ years ago. I just found not too long ago that I am now stage 3 COPD. I am on 3 different inhalers: Spiriva, Symbicort, and ProAir {and have been for many years}. As of this past May I have been put on oxygen at bedtime.
I have so many different things going on with my body: Neuropathy, Osteoporosis, Heart Arrhythmia, High Cholesterol, and top that off with COPD.
I have put on almost 25 lbs in the past year, and I think a lot of it is due to all the different kinds of medications I am on. I really need to get rid of all of this extra weight, and it makes it so hard to exercise when you get out of breath so easily. I did buy a treadmill around Christmas time, and I have it set up close to my oxygen machine, so I can use my oxygen while I am on it. Now I just need to make myself get on the treadmill everyday! and really start watching what I am eating.

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Your story is inspiring. I was diagnosed with COPD and was put on oxygen about 5 years ago. I am doing very well. I don't have a pulmonologist but maybe I should find one.

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Was diagnosed about 15 years ago, after 3 spontaneous pneumothorax episodes. Was told I would need to be on oxygen. I said no, so was sent to pulmonary therapy, to see if it would help. It did, and inspired me to continue exercise (at first, couldn't walk to mailbox without stopping to catch my breath). I am 6'2" and at that time weighed 233. I lost 73 pounds. Now I regularly walk around Parvin State Park (3.2 miles, or about 5K). I do Qi Gong, Tai Chi and Aikido. Yes, I still get short of breath sometimes, and need a rescue inhaler. Take Advair every morning, and Spiriva in the evening. BTW, am 72 y.o. now

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Hello from the beautiful state of New Hampshire!
I was just diagnosed with COPD on Saturday, August 27. This was after I had stopped breathing during a routine colonoscopy on Friday.

I live with my daughter and son-in-law and their children, so I have a lot of emotional support, as well as the peace of mind that comes from knowing that someone is almost always here should I need them.

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12/28/15 12:01 A

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I was surprised no one was here too, but I haven't here in forever either. Maybe with the start of a new year, it'll pick up again. I also was diagnosed long ago and am 53. What kind of exercise are you looking at? There are some videos for COPD, just haven't done them since spring.

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12/27/15 11:58 P

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Welcome Wendy, I've also been MIA. I was diagnosed in 08. My pulmo is always telling me - what you thought your numbers would get better? Of course, besides COPD, I'm morbidly obese and I'm still trying to quit smoking. I lost both parents to COPD - they were 60, I'm now 53 and you'd think that was all the motivation I need. Welcome back.

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Hello, my name is Wendy, not new to sparkpeople, but, been away for about a year. Here I am, been diagnosed with COPD for about 5 years. Over the past year, my breathing as worsened, and I attended my father's funeral back in October, he too, had copd. Need to make changes, need to lose about 40 pounds, need to breath. So, here I am, ready to begin again.

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12/8/15 2:41 P

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Hi...I'm not sure if anyone is out there, I don't seen any recent posts, but I was diagnosed with COPD several years ago. I'm in my mid to late 50's and am very interested in staying healthy. Anyone up for an exercise challenge?

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10/30/15 11:28 A

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I am looking forward to meeting all of you. My asthma/COPD has become worse since I moved to a new state because of the altitude. I need to learn how to keep up with my grandchildren now!

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10/6/15 9:46 P

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I have asthma and copd. I have had asthma for many years and have had copd for about 18 years. I have been hospitalized a few times because my asthma would cause a copd flare up. I really want to be able to loose weight and get some exercise in to help me with these problems.

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I was just diagnosed with asthma earlier this month. I don't really understand it all. I guess I am a bit in denial, since I don't feel I have trouble breathing( I always thought this was THE symptom of asthma) Now I know that is not the case. My dr says I have trouble releasing all the air from my lungs and calls it reactive asthma(I think) I will learn more along the way, and be more aware of triggers(if I have any-besides exercise-I use inhaler before going to gym) Looking forward to seeing all ideas and tips!

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Hello! Not new to SparkPeople, but today I was diagnosed with COPD. New to this group. Oddly, I'm thrilled and nervous at the same time. As you know, breathing has been a struggle, so I'm glad to now know what steps I can now take to breathe. Nervous because it has been so long since I really worked out, so nervous about starting. Tips and support are welcomed. Glad to start this team!

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HI, nothing new to add .. have COPD & asthma .. & gerd which will give you coughing and not able to breath as asthma/copd attack.. went thru this 2 xs.. so on 40mg nexium 2 xs a day and no problems for the past year - asthma , acts up every now & then use inhailer - I do use advair 1 x a day .. try not to use any pharmaceuticals my body is not used to them and does not like them....

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4/25/15 2:45 P

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Susan, certainly do understand the problems your describing. Most of us that battle asthma all our lives have had similar experiences.... Since you say yours developed later in life the first thing, I would objectively asses is your environment. Our bodies change over time, such as... when I was a kid raw egg whites would make whelps on my skin, but now I can drink protein drinks with raw eggs and no problem, my point is that things you may not even think twice about is now giving you problems. Balancing exercise, nutrition, hydration and rest is why we are all here on Spark and working to do better to manage our health issues, than we have done in the past.
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I'm Susan from central Virginia, 66. I never had allergies or asthma growing up and I believe it all started in my 60's, at least for a few years now and I basically stay sick all the time. Steroids do the trick but I become sick very soon after I get off them. I'm seeing an allergist now and am on 3 kinds of solutions for the nebulizer,symbicort, Claritin, mucinex, and singulair. If I'm not better in a month, the next thing is a very expensive shot once a month, the name begins with X but I don't have the papers with me at the moment. I had to sign papers for the insurance and have a blood test in preparation for this shot.

Does anyone ever get over this situation or at least get it under control? I want to walk to lose my weight but am unable to do so because of breathing issues.

Susan

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Welcome Aboard! Must really be hard for you as there are so many chemicals out there today. Look forward to your sharing with us the ups and downs of that disease.

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Good Morning, My name is Crystal. I have Multiple Chemical Sensitivity the systems are similar to Asthma and COPD.

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Welcome. So glad you have joined the team and look forward to hearing more of your progress. Your lovely state is on my bucket list of possible retirement areas. Have a great day.

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Howdy all from Tucson, Az.
Beautiful weather here now..
We got all the tomatoes and peppers in the ground this week and planted a few beans, onions and have pumpkins sprouting now.
Asthma all my life .. grew up on a farm in Eastern Oklahoma and moved to Az back in 1970 for some relief in the dry air. Developed COPD by 40yo and had part of right lung removed due to an abcess and did well enough over the years till Nov. 2014 when the left lung collapsed due to very severe breathing problems and wound up in hospital for a month. Climbing back this time has been one of the hardest challenges in my life. My family is fantastic, so I didn't have to go to a rehab place even though the docs wanted. My doc got me enrolled in a COPD Lung clinic exercise program twice a week at local hospital in january and it has been fantastic. I'm now doing a third session at home each week and am trying to find a gym to continue after the insurance quits the hosp program. Been on sparkpeople for a few years off and on, but starting up again for rehab. thanks for listening and pardon me for chatting on....

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Hello Lisa. So sorry to hear of your loss of your support person and know it must be hard for you. We are hear to offer support and wish you the best as you strive to live each day breathing a little easier. I have found that exercise makes me feel better. Also the nutrition tracker on Spark helps a lot. Let us know if you have any questions or concerns. Welcome to the team.

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Hi all. My name is Lisa. I've been diagnosed with both for over 5 years. I started with inhalers, now I have 3 kinds of nebs and other breathing meds. I hate steroids because it never fails I gain 10 pounds everytime I'm on them. I'm also on oxygen 24/7. This winter and the cold and so much flu around here has kept me cooped up. I want out. I get bronchitis on a regular basis. I end up in the hospital quite often. I know if I lose weight some of this will get better. I need support because the only support I did have passed away about 3 weeks ago.

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Good to have you with us. Pulmonary rehab helped me get off 24/7 oxygen last year & only needed it at night and with activity. Then I got bronchitis and pneumonia in December and back on oxygen 24/7. So yes, I agree. Exercise helps so much.

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Hi, I am new here on this team. I have asthma and COPD and oxygen for sleep and activity's. I did have it 24/7 but worked at exercise and diet to get healthier and it seemed to help a lot but down some on oxygen levels while sitting since my last infection. Just finished antibiotics but back to Curves and walking. No mall in our little rural town but this winter I use my handicapped tag for parking close to stores but then get inside out of the cold and walk all over the stores. Just cold weather outside makes breathing rough. Anyone else seeing results of exercise on oxygen levels or less infections? I am not having the hospital trips like last year and catch my infections quicker to get medicine and stay home. I am my husbands care giver with his dementia but still can go out for short times to Curves or to Tops group on Monday nights. I am 72 and a wife, mom, grandma, and great grandma. Love Curves and Love my SPAT it encourages me every day to move more though never get over half way to 6,000 steps so far and sometimes on 1,500 or 2,000. Wish we had a mall but Walmart and IGA and the Dollar store are my walking places. I am on Tudorza, Combivent and Symicort inhalers and have a nebulizer with albuterol I use when needed. Nice to meet you all.

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The mall is a great place to walk. It keeps you cool and safe. Keep up the good work remember baby steps lead to a new you.

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I try to do some Mall walking. That way it's air conditioned and people around incase anything were to happen. I always have my emergency inhaler with me, a fanny pack is good to have for that.

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emoticon to the team. My best advice is to take it slow, I have COPD , heart problems and arthritis and I am on oxygen 24/7. Even if you walk just 5 minutes and later walk another 5. You are moving you will slowly be able to go longer. That's what I did. I've lost 58 lbs and still working on getting to goal. If I can do it I know you can. Baby steps will lead to a new you. Good luck on your weight loss journey.

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Hello & Welcome. I too have issues with ice cream & chips. Trying to replace them with yogurt, apples and peanut butter. Good luck with your goals in eating more healthy and losing weight. That will help with the shortness of breath. Good to have you with us.

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I am new to this group and discussion. I have recently been diagnosed with COPD and am just beginning to grasp the severity of the situation. I am not an exerciser by nature and tend to be very lazy. I smoked for 17 years, quit for 13 years (if you call sneaking cigarettes while you drinking really quitting). I then smoked 1.5 packs a day for 1.75 years. My husband had finally had enough and asked me if I enjoyed it or was it just hard for me to stop. I went to a place called Laserworks on Sept 17th, 2012 and haven't looked back. Then this October after delaying going to the doctors for two years, I finally went and now am taking puffers in the morning and night and also during the day when needed. I can't breathe going up stairs or walking my dog two blocks. I need to lose about 50 lbs. My problem is that I start and then can't finish. I get lazy and love chips and ice-cream. I need all the assistance I can get!!
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Welcome New Members! One day at a time & keep those positive thoughts flowing!

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Welcome. It's not easy on steroids I'm what they call steroid dependent if I go off of them I end up in the hospital. It's a battle to not gain weight, I try not to eat anything that I don't need.
It's hard but you can. Lose weight but it takes determination. Eventually your body gets used to it. I have COPED, Pulmonary Fibrosis, and asthma, I'm also on oxygen 24/7. Just don't give up and if you need the steroids for your health you should take them. You don't want to end up oxygen. Good luck and if you have questions don't hesitate to ask emoticon emoticon .

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Just joined - asthmatic only in the past decade or so. Having trouble now and I refuse to take steroids - they make me so hungry and then I gain weight...how do you stay off steroids or survive while taking them? Hope to learn more from y'all!

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Thanks for your response. We had a Better Breather's Club here but the group is no longer. I will make a call to the Am. Lung to see if they can guide me in a good direction. Looking forward to hearing what others have to say. Have a great day! Cold here but the sun is shining brightly.

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Welcome. I have trouble with keeping myself moving, but I feel keep going even if is slow better then no movement.

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I have also graduated from pulmonary rehab and we have a support group that meets every other month for lunch and just to talk. Sometimes have a speaker that gives us tips on how reserve energy, etc. I have found I do so much better when I keep up with the exercise. When I slack off is when my breathing and overall energy goes down hill.

Glad you have joined us and look forward to learning from each other. Have a great day!

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Great saying...Slow motion is better than No motion! I am going to adopt that as my mantra. I am new. Diagnosed with stage 3 COPD/emphysema in September. Must admit was very surprised. Have graduated from Pulmonary Rehab and now must set up a new healthy way to take care of myself. I do not have a support group so am hoping to learn from all of you. I use oxygen at night and Symbicort during the day. I have done a lot of reading on COPD and must admit sometimes the information is scary. I look forward to hearing what you all have to say! Thanks.

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Welcome to the team Carol emoticon

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Hi Carol! Welcome to the group. Wishing you a breathe easy day. emoticon

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Hi, my name is Carol I have been asthmatic all my life with better medicine it is mostly under control. I do have mild COPD from being asthmatic for so many years. I work out to keep my lung capacity up.

Today is the first day of the rest of my life.


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Welcome Joyce.

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I'm looking for some exercises for my abs but has to be low impact.

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Hi Joyce, so glad you have joined us. Look forward to sharing the ups and downs of daily life with COPD with you. We learn from each other,

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My name is Joyce. I have COPD,ra,high blood pressure, depression and fibramyalgia. Currently I use oxygen at night and when oxygen drops during the day. It want to lose weight to ease these conditions.

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Welcome to the team...As you will find out we all have the same problem with our breathing it sucks...but as you will also see we are a caring team who will be there when you need to ask questions or just to yell at the condition of your breathing,,, I have COPD and am on oxygen 24/7, i have been thru pulmonary rehab twice and it has helped remarkably...I was also diabetic and now am on the way down in my weight, I was at the north side of 375 and now am down to under 320 and off the diabetic meds and the high blood pressure meds also..but i now do two workouts a day with a ride on my stationary bike in both sessions...i am now up to 37 minutes a ride but it has taken me a long time to build up to that believe me..so there is light at the end of the tunnel with your meds...Like Linda said one step at a time...or as i like to say Slow motion is better than No motion...welcome again and have a great Monday..


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emoticon emoticon Yes, one day at a time! One healthy habit at a time. It is a slow process but the results are so worth it.

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Hi everyone. I have allergic asthma. Currently I am getting 3 Xolair shots every 2 weeks. I have been getting them now for 5 months and they have been a god send. After not being able to breathe for a year and constantly fighting pneumonia I finally found a doctor that was able to get to the bottom of the problem. Getting insurance helped also to be able to afford specialist. I also take Zyrtec and have 4 different meds (inhalers and nebulizer) for breathing. Due to breathing problems I also have high blood pressure and heart problems and was just diagnosed with diabetes. I'm looking to lose 100 lbs but know that any little bit will help. I'm limited on the exercise I can do per respiratory rehab instructions. One day at a time.

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emoticon Carol welcome to the team. I know how you feel. I have COPED, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, and heart problems. You will get support from all of our members, we all Know how hard it is when you get a flare up. Good luck on your weight loss and fitness journey.

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Hi Carol. Welcome. So glad you have joined us. emoticon

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Hello everyone, I'm Carol. I have asthma, sarcoidosis, and bronchiectasis, these are all lung/breathing related.They are pretty much under control with meds, although with this Michigan weather something usually flares up in the Spring or Fall.
I joined this team to get support and be supportive. Please read my Spark page to learn more about me, friend me, or leave me a comment.


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Hi everyone!
Just re-joined SP, had to take a few months break from life to recuperate.
Feel free to add me.
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