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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

2 1/2 years ago I was diagnosed w/ COPD. I went for a month gasping for every breath. I sat up all night every night just gasping. I did'nt go to the emergency room because I couldn't afford the bill. It was a Sun. & my family dressed me & rushed me to the emergency room. It was the fastest I had ever been taken care of. I had quit breathing & my guys thought they had lost me. I was in for 5 days. I had seen my doctor & he should have done more & I might not have had to go to the hospital. But I was given a lung specialist thank the lord. I also didn't have to pay the bill because St. Marys helped me w/ their charity fund. I renew every year & they pay for my new doctor. She's great. Also X-rays, labs & emergency room. I pay my lung specialist $20.00 a month & I'm very blessed. My old doctor put me on Predizone & I shot up from 130-135 lbs. to 171 lbs. I never thought I'd get to 140's ,but this morning I was 149. lbs. even. WOW! GOD bless my friends & family. And GOD bless my Spark family. I couldn't have done it w/ out you. I have a ways to go, but I'll get there. Hugs Sparkfriends Love Connie! emoticon emoticon emoticon
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  • no profile photo CD4106991
    I am so proud of you keep up the postive additude I always new you can do this and if you ever need me my sweet friend I am here for alway emoticon
    3354 days ago
  • no profile photo CD4106991
    You go girl I always new you good do this and I know what predisone does to you I am so proud of you it is not easy loosing wieght while taking predisone. You don't know how happpy I am for my sweet friend that you where able to loose the wieght. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3386 days ago
    Thank You! GOLONGFORIT200 emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3803 days ago
    I'm glad to hear it's going well. Keep up that great attitude and you'll reach your goals :D emoticon
    3803 days ago
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