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Running Goal 2017

And the running continues……I set a goal of running at least 10K each week for the year 2017 in hopes of giving these lungs a good year long clearing. That’s a total of 322.4 miles for the year. While June … Continue reading

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Fitness Goal 2017 continues

At the beginning of 2017, in hopes of giving these lungs a good year-long clearing, I set a goal of running 10K (6.2 miles) each week for a total of 322.4 miles for the year. Up until I got sick … Continue reading

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Fitness Challenge 2017

As I near the end of my lung transplant evaluation, it’s top priority to keep my body active and as ‘healthy’ as possible as I prepare for surgery. Continued exercise is key. My fitness challenge in 2016 was climbing stairs. … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Auntie and Mainers

Rejoice Always Emily- I just can’t believe this little bean has grown so much in one year! I’m thankful to have a healthy puppy who is so affectionate and sweet. At times her shenanigans make us want to pull our hair … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Back at it!

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.~Psalm 103 We enjoyed a good summer. My health has remained stable with my lungs functioning at about 30%. Sometimes I wish I had more energy but I’ve … Continue reading

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Exercise on Vacation

We took a much needed vacation this past week where we stayed in a cottage by the ocean for a few days. It was heavenly. In my current health situation, exercise is not convenient and I wish I could just … Continue reading

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Happy to be Taking Bronchitol

Last Tuesday morning, Jim and I got up at 3:30am to start our morning treatment routine so that we could leave our house before 6am to make it to the hospital for 7:30am. It took 5 months of praying, trusting and … Continue reading

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Integrity: What You Do When No One is Watching

It’s Wednesday morning and I just finished my interval workout at home for today and guess what? It didn’t feel so great. Breathing was very labored, I was pretty sore all over and I couldn’t wait for each high intensity … Continue reading

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Challenging 22 Minute Exercise Video

If you only have 20-30 minutes to exercise in your day, you can still get a great workout. Here is an effective 22 minute High Intensity Interval Training video. In this video, each high intensity interval is only 20 seconds. … Continue reading

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My Take on Mornings

My understanding, from what I have read, is that many CFers feel the mornings are the worst time of the day for them. In my experience, from a physical standpoint, it is probably the toughest time of the day. By 6 or … Continue reading

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