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I PLAYED SQUASH!!!!!!! by Alice V. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:01pm So I tested out my new lungs on the squash court today, and they PLEASANTLY surprised me!!!!!!! It was SOOO easy!!!!!!! And pain-free!!!!!!! And just felt absolutely entirely awesome.... We played 4 games, and I won 1 of them. Hopefully Craig didn't let me win on purpose... but I'm sure he wasn't prepared for what he encountered on the court. ... Read on »
TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING? by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:24pm My son Mark, visited over the Christmas holiday this year, and I thought it would be fun if we had a game of squash. Now I have to tell you that it had been over six years since I had played squash, and my last game was actually with him. That being said, I have been playing squash off and on since I was a teenager and I figured that I still have ... Read on »
New squash racquet :-) by Alice V. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 May 2011 1:56pm Another long weekend! Played squash yesterday morning and realised I desperately needed a new racquet, my last one was still bought a few months post transplant and was literally the cheapest one in the shop. So it was time for a more decent one, got a nice Dunlop racquet :-) Had a blister on my finger from yesterday morning, so figued I'd test t ... Read on »
Ouch! I Can’t Believe I Did That. Again! by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Aug 2009 11:09pm I may have many faults – and I am happy to give you a list of people who will be delighted to detail precisely what those faults are – but one thing I do not lack is creativity and imagination when it come to hurting myself. Over the years I have pulled muscles, strained ligaments – and credibility – cut, bashed and bruised myself in numerous ... Read on »
Take the Road to Fitness, and Stay the Course by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 3:00pm I took the fitness route a little late in life; although I did play basketball and just about every other sport all through school and college, it was more on a casual basis and not in an effort to increase my stamina or get healthy. The last thing on your mind as a teenager is the drive to play a sport as a form of exercise or to get fit. It’s w ... Read on »
30 Years….. ... by drunkenspaniel Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:10pm 30 Years….. Published 28 April 2007funny9  Comments I had a birthday party last night to celebrate my 30th Birthday. I didn’t have one for my 18th or 21st birthdays, so I felt the time to celebrate had come! I hired a lovely venue with a bar and a DJ, and invited friends and colleagues from everywhere I know. About 50 people came, ... Read on »
Motivating Ideas for Exercise by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Jun 2011 10:49am Kevin and I have an exercise routine!  That is the first step in getting motivated to exercise on a weekly basis, have some kind of routine.  Sometimes we play squash, sometimes we take hikes and sometimes we just go to the gym and workout.  Lately, due to little nagging injuries, we’ve been working out at the gym 3 to 5 times a week and ... Read on »
MARCH by Alice V. Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Mar 2013 1:56pm Wow we're in the 3rd month of 2013 already!!! Life  has been good since my last post. Last weekend was great and relaxing, we went to a birthday lunch of a friend and fed elephants (see photo's in previous post!). On the Sunday we just had lunch with parents so all in all relaxing weekend. The week was fine, played squash, went to movies with Chr ... Read on »
My mother's voice is in my head - "You know - you aren't 20 anymore." by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 11:24am I am heavily invested in politics and this is election season. So last week I had meetings and campaigning to do - and I did it..all week - day and night for 7 days! The upshot was that Monday my body said "No way we are getting out of bed for the cycling class." I tried fighting back but my body won and so we slept in for a while longer. ... Read on »