I have been taking a walk for my health and  to lose weight.  While my main exercise has been walking I have added other things as well. I go swimming, workout on the rowing machine now and then, the treadmill once in a while. All the other exercises are to break up the monotony. I know if I get bored I will quit….

My Thighs Hurt OR Exercising With Lung Disease

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Good Golly my thighs hurt. They hurt worse than when I don’t take my magnesium and my legs cramp. Yep that bad. And the worse part? It will continue. Yes, I am exercising and I did lunges and squats…..aaaaagh. My first year living with lung disease I was sick, A LOT, and when I wasn’t sick, I was recovering from…

I work Out! (Wednesday Work Out)

In Feb of 2012 I was diagnosed with Emphysema, Bullous Emphysema, and Emphysematous Bleb. I am not going into what all that means technically. Let’s just say it is harder for me to catch my breath. Yes I was a smoker, key word being WAS. It was incredibly difficult to quit and honestly I would still smoke if I could….

Non Smoker for 90 days and now I am running (well not really)

I have managed to not smoke for 90 days. I am no longer using the patches. I had stepped down to the lightest one available and honestly kept forgetting to put them on. After a couple of days of that, I decided that I did not need them.  Takes a while but I can catch on. I am using the…