Monthly Archives: August 2010

Things that I forgot to mention about my sleep apnea…

One of the things that makes my sleep apnea mild is the fact that I never actually stop breathing.  My breathing slows down. My mean oxygen for the sleep study was 94% and I’m told anything over 90% is a … Continue reading

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So I’m going on CPAP…

Just met with Dr. H about my sleep study. So after about an hour of talking and an exam,  I find out that I have mild sleep apnea, mild leg movements and mild insomnia. The sleep apnea doesn’t surprise me.  … Continue reading

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Stress Test Done!

So after going to a support group meeting and getting no sleep at my sleep study, I had my stress test at 9:20 this morning. I had to fast except for water.  I know I have to give up caffeine … Continue reading

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Sleep Study is Over With!

Yesterday, I got a call that there was a cancellation and I could do my sleep study. My husband is away, so I called my parents to see if they could take care of my 2 year old.  They were … Continue reading

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2nd Support Group Meeting Done

Last night was my second opportunity to go to one of the monthly support group meetings. The program administrators try so hard to get people to talk.  A few of the people who have had surgery recently were willing to … Continue reading

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Appointment Marathon and then I’m “done”!

The sleep lab just called with cancellation for tonight.  So instead of having to wait until September 15th, I’m doing it tonight. Of course my husband is away which makes it more difficult, but my parents were going to babysit … Continue reading

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More thoughts from yesterdays meeting with the nutritionist and cardiologist

When discussing my eating and weight loss plans with the nutritionist, I told her how I don’t eat things with artificial sweetners and high fructose corn syrup in it.  Her response, "Good!".  I really like that the nutritionist doesn’t promote … Continue reading

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