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I’m Pressing On-Update

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, ~Colossians 3:23 Physical activity has been challenging lately. When your lungs aren’t working well, you realize just how much you need them to … Continue reading

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Consistency IS the ‘secret’

Someone recently asked me what my secret is to staying in shape. To my knowledge, the person who asked this occasionally walks and does some strength training but I do not believe exercise is currently a part of this persons … Continue reading

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All You Need is a Pair of Dumbbells

A pair of dumbbells are a great investment. About 2-3 times a week, I exercise at home. I want to share 5 upper body exercises that I’ve found to be effective when I do my home routine. These exercises work … Continue reading

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High Intensity Interval Training to Increase Lung Function

During my hospital stays, I exercise daily with a physical therapist. We mostly use the treadmill and sometimes add in some strength training. After every hospital stay, regardless of how long or how sick I was, I have to get … Continue reading

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Working around obstacles: Strength training with picc line

Work with what you’ve got. Sometimes you just can’t get to the gym but that doesn’t mean you can’t exercise. Here are some upper body exercises that you can do with a resistance band. I try to shoot for 3 … Continue reading

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10K Finished!

When I started the journey of running a 10K just over 10 weeks ago, I couldn’t run a 1/2 mile without my oxygen tank. I had been exercising but I hadn’t run any distance since the fall of 2014, before … Continue reading

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Finish line in sight!

This week was a blessing in many ways. Two weeks ago, I was disappointed with the decision I had to make to lug my O2 tank with me for runs but after 2 weeks of running with it, I am … Continue reading

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