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I was diagnosed at 26 with copd, I at that age did not understand the disease. I am now 32, harder for me now. Is there a life s


Posted by priesttonya

I have severe pain now in my chest, both sides, front and back. Walking up stairs, seems to be a huge issue, walking twenty feet, my legs tired. I am tired a lot, I want to sleep more then ever. The pain is growing more severe as each day passes. I cough and I get mucus, have been for several years now. I am not sure if my life span is expected much longer. I am confused on what and if there is one. My weight is like 95 pds, I have very little appetite most times and I cannot sleep well, sometimes the pain wakes me. It was not like this a year ago.
 
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I AM NEW TO THE DIAGNOSIS, BUT I KNEW ABOUT 5 YEARS AGO THAT SOMETHING WAS WRONG.. I AM 50 AND SUDDENLY FEEL 60, I WONDER THE SAME THING ABOUT LONGEVITY, I HAVEN'T LOST ANY WEIGHT YET, I CAN STAND TO LOSE PROBABLY 60 LBS, I DO HAVE THE PAIN AND NO SLEEPING, I GET WINDED NOW GOING ACROSS THE ROOM OR BENDING OVER, MY BODY HURTS AND I FEEL LIKE A DISJOINTED RAG DOLL, I SUSPECT THAT A PLAN OF ACTION WILL HELP ME,SOMEWHAT, (A MARGIN OF CONTROL) I WANT TO CHANGE MY ADVAIR TO SOMETHING ELSE, I HAVE READ WHERE IT HAS THE EFFECTS ON SOME PEOPLE LIKE YOU AND I ARE DESCRIBING, THERE ARE AT LEAST OTHER MEDS, ( 10 YEARS AGO THEY DIDN'T EVEN HAVE THAT) I AM GOING TO TRY YOGA, (YOU CAN'T RUN, AFTER ALL AT LEAST IT WILL HELP THE MIND AND THE BODY IN OTHER WAYS) A LOT OF IT IS MENTAL I THINK OR RATHER IT WON'T HURT BECAUSE LAYING DOWN AND SLEEPING ALL THE TIME ISN'T IN ANY HEALTH OR HELP BOOKS I'VE READ AND I READ QUITE A BIT.) EATING RIGHT IS GOING TO BE HARD FOR ME, FOR ANY ONE I THINK EATING RIGHT IS THE PROBLEM, THERE ARE SUPPLEMENTS YOU CAN DRINK IF YOU ARE TO THIN AND MANY THINGS WE CAN DO IF WE ARE TO FAT, AHH, BUT WILL WE TAKE THE RESPONSIBLE ROUTE AND REALLY DO ALL THESE THINGS, CAN YOU GIVE IT ONE MORE HURRAH, OR JUST GIVE UP? I THINK SURVIVAL HAS A PRETTY GOOD HOLD ON ME FOR NOW AS I HAVE A GRANDSON, JUST TURNED 3, AND I REALLY DO WANT TO SEE HIM GROW FOR AWHILE YET. I WONDER WHO MOTIVATES YOU IN YOUR LIFE, SURELY SOMEONE OR SOMETHING?

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