What Happens When You Have COPD And Lower Your Physical Activity: A Roundtable Discussion [VIDEO]

3 thoughts on “What Happens When You Have COPD And Lower Your Physical Activity: A Roundtable Discussion [VIDEO]

  1. Dorothy Ferrington says:

    I so agree with your discussion. In spite of the COPD issues I have, I have a greater desire to do activities I love — hiking, bicycling, fly fishing. I have been able to accomplish a lot of goals hiking (distance & elevation gains) because of my love for hiking trails. Looking at hiking trails in magazines sets my heart pounding. Fly Fishing is something I enjoy doing with my adult son, and I cannot afford to give up this shared activity. It is a new skill, and learning new skills motivates me. I make myself physically ready so I can keep up with him. I gain knowledge on fly fishing, so I can contribute to our conversations.

    1. PERF says:

      These are all such healthy activities, Dorothy, and we commend your very positive attitude. Keep going!

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