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I've just completed 3 weeks of 5 days each week attending the gym ,I am feeling much better and have far more energy ,so it's true exersise is a positive thing for us with breathing problems ,you all know my story so I'm not going to bore you with it again ,enough to say ,. ,, the reason I'm doing all this exersise is simple ,the consultant wanted me to think about supplementary oxygen,,. My reply ,,, yes I've thought about it ,and that's the end of that ,I've worked hard going to the gym ( when well) twice a week since 2008 to keep as well as possible ,,,,,sadly my levels dropped when last tested ,( due to other health problems I was unable to exersise ) I told him I would work hard to get my levels up again ,,,. He's giving me 3 months then I'll have another test ,,,,I'm working so hard at the gym the trainers are helping me soo much ,,,,I just wanted to give myself a pat in the back for what I'm trying to achieve ,. And for what I've achieved the last 3weeks. Positive mental attitude ,🏋️‍♀️🚴‍♀️🏃‍♀️👏👏

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A pat on the back from me too Nanny and very well done. Hope everything works out well for you. Xxx 🤗👏🏻⭐️

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Thanks sassy ,,,,😘

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Good for you Nanny. The more your muscles get conditioned the more efficiently you'll use O2, then you can exercise more easily - virtuous circle. Ive been through this and got off my ambulatory O2, and at my 6-monthly consultant appointment last tuesday i found my fev1 was up by 4%. It took a lot of exercise, but IT CAN BE DONE. Keep it up and very best luck to you. You're an inspiration to us - please let us know how you get on. :)

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and a pat on the back for you too!

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Thank you ,

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Aw shucks SS, thanks - but then we're ALL pretty cool aren't we? :)

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Thankyou ,its the encouragement I get from the NHS COPD ,the team at the gym ,family,and friends on health unlocked that get me through,I appreciate all the encouragement,😀

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I'm deeply impressed....👏👏👏 Well done. xxx

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Thank you tee,

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wow Nanny you are a superstar! I do hope that it all pays off and you avoid the oxygen.

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Thanks a lot ,

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A big pat on the back!! Love, Sue x

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Thank you Sue ,x

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Well done nanny, your determination is so impressive, I'm sure you'll achieve your goal. xx

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Thanks Casper , it's hard work but needs must ,, I soooo deserve my fun weekend with my grandaughter,

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well done keep up the good work your doing , im glad your feeling better for it , also glad your at the gym 5 days a week means less time for you to nag me ,

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Knew it , just Knew it , a compliment with a kick ,, I expect nothing lesss bungalow boy ,but thanks for thoughtful message ,

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lol glad I didn't disappoint you ,

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To be honest I'm to tired to come up with a comical quip ,,,haha ,, But like Arnie said, ,.,...,,,,,"I'll be back " so don't get to relaxed ,

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go have a good nights sleep you have had a busy week , or will you be too excited to sleep as isn't tomorrow malteaser night ,

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Wow ,I'm amazed at your power of recall ,yes indeed it is Maltesers night ,I'm also hoping she will pamper me a little ,,,,,I certainly know how to live it up ,,,,,

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see I do take in all what you ladies tell me ,

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Keep them ears open for more gems ,,,,🙉

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good luck,

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Thank you ,

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Very well done Nanny. Here is another pat on the back & virtual hug. 👏🖒🌹 x

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Thankyou ,

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That is AWESOME!!!!!!

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Thankyou. 💐

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Well done Nanny 1086! I have just finished pulmonary rehab and I feel quite invigorated. I'm even going for walks, only short ones but the plan is to start off with achievable distances and then build up.

I fell into the bad habit of just sitting about for far too long, reluctant to do anything but thanks to the pulmonary staff my energy levels have increased and I'm going to try my hardest to continue to enjoy exercising :) :) :)

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Oh well done ,keep it up ,I'm a long time supporter of PR,,,take it easy to start ,you will build up slowly ,and you'l soon be lots better ,good luck ,

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