Bouncing Back from Hell

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Asthma, Asthma exacerbations, Asthma hospitalization, Exacerbation Recovery, Exercise&Fitness, Marathon Training, Shortness of Breath, Walking

Well its Christmas day and I’m down to 30 mg of prednisone. With any luck I’ll be off this stuff within a week. The last 10 mgs are always the toughest to shake.Last week I thought I was finally going to die, today I’m looking forward to doing the Kaiser Marathon ,which is only 6 […]

Starting from Scratch

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Air-trapping, Asthma, Asthma Symptoms, Asthma treatments, Dyspnea, Exercise&Fitness, Fitness Walking, Shortness of Breath, Walking, Wheeze

When I started this blog 3 months ago, my intention was to focus on the benefits and challenges of fitness walking by someone coping with severe and chronic asthma. I wanted to share my asthma and walking experiences with others who could relate. I didn’t want to dwell or complain too much on how bad […]

Not everyday is a good day

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Let me sum up today’s walk….IT SUCKED.. I guess it wasnt really the walk that sucked, Its this tired old body that sucked . I think its a combination of things. First of all, I havent been sleeping well because of my back problems ( thanks to the good ole’ prednisone), then theres the increasing […]

Next event in just 8 weeks

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The Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon is just 2 months away . I ‘ll start training for this event in about 2 weeks. Looks like the entire course is inside Golden Gate park. Its a beautiful park but can get very chilly because of all the tree shade. I’ve done 8 mile training walks in that […]