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Post by Redmaxx » Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:04 am

What kind of speed is the treadmill on and do you set it for an incline?
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Post by bilbo37 » Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:11 am

You can change the incline if you want. right now it is set about 20 degrees. And I get it worked up to about 3.0 on the speed.
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Post by Redmaxx » Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:18 am

Cool. Thanks.
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Post by Redmaxx » Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:17 am

I have an appointment with my civilian Doctor today to get setup for the sleep study. I am so tired of being tired. I hope that they can help me.
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Post by Redmaxx » Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:56 am

Well, I waited an hour in the Doctors office for them to say, "Sure we can put you in a sleep study." They are going to call me tomorrow or Thursday about my initial appointment (which will be during the day) then I geuss that I will find out when the actual study is. I want to get this over with so that I can start to sleep better. I guess that I will wait until the study is over before I approach the VA.
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Post by Dagger X-Ray » Tue Mar 27, 2007 11:43 am

Brear with it if they decide you need a CPAP machine. It will take you like a week to get used to having something strapped to your face. I woke up each night for my first week freaking out and ripping my mask off and tossing it across the room...well at least as far as the hose allowed it to fly that is.

Eventually I got to where I knew what it was and just rolled over and went back to sleep. Once I got over that issue, I started waking up more refreshed than I had been in years.
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Post by Redmaxx » Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:21 am

Sounds like my kind of plan. :lol:
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Post by bilbo37 » Thu Mar 29, 2007 11:38 am

Sounds like a plan
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Post by Redmaxx » Thu Mar 29, 2007 1:20 pm

Dagger X-Ray wrote:Brear with it if they decide you need a CPAP machine. It will take you like a week to get used to having something strapped to your face. I woke up each night for my first week freaking out and ripping my mask off and tossing it across the room...well at least as far as the hose allowed it to fly that is.

Eventually I got to where I knew what it was and just rolled over and went back to sleep. Once I got over that issue, I started waking up more refreshed than I had been in years.
The Doctors office didn't call yesterday. If they don't call by lunchtime tomorrow I will call them. I've had this for about 16 years so you would think that another couple of days wouldn't matter.
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Post by Redmaxx » Fri Mar 30, 2007 10:45 am

The Doctor's Office called today and I have to go for an initial appointment on 5 April at 1330 hrs. I am not sure if the study will be the same day or not. I know that the next day is Good Friday and I am working the fish fry.
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Post by bilbo37 » Sat Mar 31, 2007 6:44 am

Redmaxx wrote:
Dagger X-Ray wrote:Brear with it if they decide you need a CPAP machine. It will take you like a week to get used to having something strapped to your face. I woke up each night for my first week freaking out and ripping my mask off and tossing it across the room...well at least as far as the hose allowed it to fly that is.

Eventually I got to where I knew what it was and just rolled over and went back to sleep. Once I got over that issue, I started waking up more refreshed than I had been in years.
The Doctors office didn't call yesterday. If they don't call by lunchtime tomorrow I will call them. I've had this for about 16 years so you would think that another couple of days wouldn't matter.
Yeah, though it would be good for you to get things over with to at least know what is going on...
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Post by Redmaxx » Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:57 am

I received some paperwork from the sleep clinic on Saturday. There was the usual BS (insurance numbers, personal history, etc) and a sleep log that I have to fill out. It asks such things as what time did you go to bed, when was lights out, did you dream, etc. Now that the ball has started to roll, I can't wait for it to be done (sleep study that is).
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Post by bilbo37 » Mon Apr 02, 2007 8:12 am

Keep working it...
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Post by Redmaxx » Tue Apr 03, 2007 3:07 pm

It is funny, now that I have to fill out this log I find that it is harder to go to sleep at night.
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