Hi not been posting but still look and answer some things if i can on here
If you look back at my past posts i was lucky has i went from being diagnosed moderate copd january 2013 to mild copd 14 months later when i had another spirometry lung test april 1st this year 8 months ago and i stoped taking my meds seretide 500 down to 250 so 8 months now and still no meds apart from the blue top has and when that my gp said to keep handy just in case.
So still seem to be doing ok but have just got over a bad cold that lasted 2 weeks but no chest infection and i still get very tired has i seem to have most energy in the mornings and if i am talking i seem to come to the end of my breath sometimes before i have finised my sentence so some of them small things like that is the reason why i think i have mild copd
I still go to the gym 2 times a week ( has im still working part time ) and walk a few miles on the tread mill. and then go for a swim and still not smoking 2 years now, so still seem to be doing ok.
So just wanted to say to people who are new to this COPD and a little scared has i was
please if you can exercise and stop the smoking (if you still smoke) has i have found that it is them 2 things that are most important with this COPD and i found stoping the smoking so hard but glad i did because i know how i feel now.
But must admit i still have a few drinks at the weekends and a burger or fish and chips
so still need to cut that down but then i think what the heck thats what i enjoy and i have done the best thing stopping smoking.
Anyway this post is just about how i have been doing and to let the new people on this site who have just been diagnosed and are little scared that COPD is not a death sentance there is still hope and good living to do just maybe a bit slower.
Keep active every one