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1/30/13 ~ 213.8

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

I have been having shortness of breath, and a little fluttering in my chest. It's not love, it's A-fib.
So I did my 90 minute walk at the gym, even though it was a wonderful 60 , and pouring rain. It is a bit annoying, and makes me tired, so I slept the afternoon away. Chest pain is gone, it is just a feeling that I can't quite get a full breath. If I concentrate on my breathing I feel fine.

So I did my walk, and now doing laundry, and just ate lunch. I am going to watch American Idol, and head back to bed. All I can do is rest, and wait till the A-fib passes, when it is mild like this. If it gets more severe they can cardiovert me.

I hit a new low of 213.8 today, and the walk was instead of basketball. I will have to quit that for the week at least. Walking, I am fine, but basketball would be too much. Tomorrow I plan to just take it easy.

Have a great day. Tomorrow can be better.
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ATTACKFATCAT 1/31/2013 4:26PM

    Get plenty of rest and hope you feel better soon!

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-POOKIE- 1/31/2013 9:53AM

    Take care of yourself x

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MRSBOBBIBJD 1/31/2013 7:33AM

    Congrats on the new low, Russell! I hope you feel better though.

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WOUBBIE 1/30/2013 11:09PM

    New low! DINGDINGDINGDING!!!!

Take care of yourself!

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CLPURNELL 1/30/2013 8:53PM

    Rest up and feel better!

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HENNYGIRL_2001 1/30/2013 8:36PM

    Smart thing to listen to your body. You are doing FANTASTIC and your determination and stick-to-it attitude/thinking is encouraging foro me. Keep up the great work!

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LEROYJL 1/30/2013 8:25PM

  I have congestive heart failure, copd, had 3 open heart operations and the pace maker. check on yourself and make sure all is well. emoticon

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KICK-SS 1/30/2013 8:01PM

    Stay on top of the a-fib and do what you need to do to take care of yourself.

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ALISHAB3 1/30/2013 7:27PM

    emoticon I hope that you are feeling much better very soon.

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