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Having to start slow, but will get there. 9/7/08 - Beginning to pick up a little speed. Beginning to get off my oxygen, have now made two trips out & left oxygen in the car. Have gone a whole week without it in the house. Being able to do a little more exercise and I am excited that I will be able to have a better quality of life. The day I can go and walk on the beach for 1/2 hour all the Spark People will hear me. April 6 Update. Did not manage 1/2 hour, but did walk a 1/4 mile on the beach today without oxygen!! WOOHOO!!!
Update 2011
Have been able to only use oxygen at the gym this year. Do not have to be on it 24/7 anymore - FREEDOM! I am getting stronger every day, but unfortunely the body continues to age - 71 next week. Not complaining, just very grateful to God for the lifestyle improvement. Back at work, selling and managing real estate plus several home businesses.
4/20/13 - Not using oxygen at gym and was able to pedal the incumbent bike for 35 minutes last week. What a difference! Still have not been able to do the 30 minutes on the beach, but hope before this year is up that will be accomplished.

Member Since: 7/23/2008

My Goals:
Regain my health, body size,and activity level. Last year I had a Mitral Valve Replacement and it has been slow going to get back in condition. Have been on oxygen 24/7 for three years and I would love to get rid of that leash.

My Program:
Got out the Vit-a-mix with all the green drinks. Just trying to give my body the best nutrition. Was trying everything, my cousin sent me some liquid vitamins called VEMMA and after 3 weeks, I was able to put down the oxygen while at home and had energy to try & exercise. Use the Chi machine and have had cranial-sacrial work plus a lot of muscle massage. I tease them I will get back, even if it takes me till I am 90.

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My name is Pat, I have 2 grown childdren and 3 lovely grandchildren. Have been a real estate broker for over 40 years and still work on referral only. Love the beach and the water. Look forward to being able to walk the beaches again. Love to Laugh

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    2018 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
    God Bless you Pat emoticon for your valued support & friendship, may your Sunday be blessed... emoticon emoticon

    2019 days ago
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    Morning emoticon Pat

    Dropping by to say hi and wish you a great weekend ahead, also wanted you to know you were being thought of today, haven't heard from you in a while, hope all is well, please keep in touch as you can emoticon

    Hope you enjoy the following Poem... emoticon

    Friendship Duet

    We meet new people every day;
    Why we like some, who can say?
    Maybe it's because they think like us;
    It might be because they seldom fuss.

    It's hard to know why closeness grows;
    We like some better; that's how it goes.
    I think you're special; I’m glad we met;
    Let's keep having fun in our friendship duet.

    By Karl and Joanna Fuchs
    2055 days ago
    emoticon Have a blessed week Pat.
    Hugs and smiles,
    2123 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
    Monday emoticon

    Dropping by to say hi and wish you a great Monday & week ahead, keep up the emoticon work!

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    Philippians 4:13 Scripture Poem

    I have strength for all things
    Through Christ who empowers me
    I'm ready for anything that comes my way,
    Even what I may not foresee
    For it is Christ who infuses me,
    Strengthening me in His might
    And I am sufficient in His sufficiency
    With the power of Christ inside.

    © By M.S.Lowndes

    2124 days ago
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