Category Archives: exercise

Ya’ll gotta see this…


Here are two photos.  One, taken in 2013 when I was in a wheelchair being pushed around the US Capitol, obese, ready to get off the exit on the Highway of Life. The other is 2016, lost 100lbs, able to … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Weight Loss – Part Three


Update 5/4/16: I reached the 100 pound achievement!  Now, for 50 more.  Wish me luck and it looks like I might make it there.  I’m optimistic t this point.  When I get a chance, I’ll post before and after photos. … Continue reading

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Dialysis and kidney Diet Updated 6/2015


6-20-15: Revised to delete the link to a site no longer available. Don’t worry.  I’ll find more!  LOL Okay, I’ve written about “Dialysis and Phosphorus” and, eventually, “Dialysis and Potassium”  (Sorry, I haven’t written it yet.  I didn’t realize that until … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Rebirth


I recently made some profound changes in my life.  I didn’t mention anything previously because I didn’t want to jinx it.  But, now that I am a bit down the road, I’m comfortable to write about it. Confession time.  I’ve not … Continue reading

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Dialysis Insomnia


Hey all! Good News!  I posted an update to my previous article about “Dialysis and Insomnia”.  I want to get this message out to everyone because a large percentage of dialysis patients also have insomnia.  (If there are some researchers … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Exercise


Originally posted on Bob Northam:
Bob Here Some things in life are just not meant to co-exist. A plaid jacket and striped dress shirt. (Okay, who’s been peeking in my wardrobe??) Twinkies and mustard. Democrats and Republicans in Congress. Exercise…

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Dialysis and Stages of Kidney Disease


Update  05-30-14:   I found this graphic at “KidneyBuzz”.  Very well done.  CLICK HERE to see it.  I came across this great graphic illustrating the stages of kidney disease.  Unfortunately I can’t tell who created and published it so I can … Continue reading

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