Thursday, August 01, 2013
I used my inhaler this morning before heading out for my morning walk.
I did the first 3 miles walking just to see how well I tolerated the inhaler.
I was doing okay...so I decided to see how far I can jog...which definitely was not far! Maybe 1/8 of a mile!
I was out of breath and my heart rate was up. No pains though, so that may be a good start.
After walking a quarter mile or so, I jogged again. This time, a slight chest pain. Then I walked. I did this for the next two miles. Walked a quarter mile...jog an eighth of a mile.
Overall, I had slight chest pains and a very mild pain in my lower jaw. Not sure if this is considered a success...since I was so breathless after my jog.
My "jog" is more realistically slightly faster than a brisk walk and slower than a typical jog.
As I am typing this blog, since I just got in from my walk/pathetic jog, I am noticing that I am not nearly as tired as I would have been before the inhaler. After walking five miles in the past, I am literally wiped out! Right now, I feel more refreshed than tired, if that makes any sense.
Tomorrow, I will do the same and see how that goes. Maybe I will push myself more with jogging 1/8th miles interspersed with my walking...