Second Year on CPAP

August 2, 2011
CPAP Machine

I had a good first year on CPAP and somehow I managed to have an even better second year. I'm not sure why I can stick to this so well (when so many other people have difficulty with it) and yet I can't stick to any sort of eating or exercising plan. To summarize the [...]

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Mid-Year CPAP Update

January 15, 2011

Yesterday I received my periodic re-supply of CPAP accessories which includes a new hose, facemask, filters, etc. Pretty much everything except the machine. I think I get these refreshed quarterly but I'm not 100% sure. I thought I would use this as an opportunity to do a quick update for how my use of the [...]

One Year Using CPAP

July 11, 2010

I've really done little right this year when it comes to the topic of this blog - my weight loss journey. It's been more like Gulliver's Travels; who the heck knows what I'm going to see or do next. But there is one thing that I have consistently done well that is positively effecting my [...]


Sleep More to Lose More

October 30, 2009

This is a guest post by Dr. Kal from Dr. Kal's Weight Loss Tips. Photo credit: peasap After reading about John’s recent diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and his new Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Machine, I thought about how hard he is going to have to work to cure his OSA. One of [...]


CPAP Update - Life with the Mask

September 24, 2009

It's not the best picture since I took it with my cell phone looking into a mirror, but that's me after getting hooked up for my sleep study a couple of months ago. Shortly after I took this picture I got into bed and they put more monitors on my face and plugged that wiring [...]


Results of my Sleep Study

July 12, 2009

As I wrote about in my last post, My Visit to a Sleep Clinic – Overnight Sleep Study, I recently participated in a sleep study to determine whether I had sleep apnea. I ended that post in the morning waiting for the doctor to discuss the results. If you want to know a little more [...]


My Visit to a Sleep Clinic - Overnight Sleep Study

July 10, 2009

I don't recall being a snorer when I was a normal weight. As I gained weight my snoring got worse and to the point where it really has effected my quality of life the last couple of years. It's not just the snoring, it's the tossing and turning, the waking in the middle of the [...]


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