E Gad. I have one foot in each camp so to speak. I had a TBI almost five years ago. From able to laid up it effects everything. In my confusion I have labeled much of lack of strength to my IPF. It dawned on me yesterday that my entire battle is up hill. 30k on my bicycle was six years ago.
And my apology. A little “off” lol. I wasn’t aware of the Ultimate Pulmonary Wellness and other things available here. Beside this new pulmonary, I am recovering too from another injury five years back. I’m a great learner but I’ve been slowed down.
Using the treadmill I built up to an hour 3 x week set at 2.3 mph. After a couple months of “feeling slow improvement” I began to feel my energy drain away. I always wore an oxygen tank on set at 2. I didn’t feel short of breath. I began to feel weak like I wasn’t getting the energy I needed. My oxygen level was 88 at the lowest but usually 94 -…[Read more]
Marianne – Yes, idiopathic has become my label. A few others issues with the same pasted on them. LOL Yeah, I worked with some odd chemicals in my laboratory years and isocyanate is most likely the lung culprit. I am one of those who want to understand which is a little funny because my view on life and all there is falls beyond belief and…[Read more]
Doesn’t sit well with me. Leaves too many unanswered questions before and after the diagnosis. What’s troubling me is fatigue. BP good. Heart rate good. Heart valves good. Blood glucose good. Oxygen level good. Plenty of sleep. I’ve been going easy at the gym. Built up by January/February to an hour on treadmill. Only 2.2 mph. Some weights. Then…[Read more]
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