Yesterday i made the mistake of going on some ride at the fair, it was some "airplane" thing attached to a spinning... center.. thing. am getting dizzy and sweating as i describe it... wow. so this ride is open, not much of any restraint. it spins SO HARD i dont know how many g's of force but it was extremely fast. im bigger and fatter than in my 20's
i had to hold on hard and after 10 seconds knew this was bad. i started to pass out. had to hyperventilate and do anything and everything to keep from passing out, in which case meant i would fly off and certain death. i made a point not to tell anyone that part. the fear of death may have kept me from passing out, it was very close.
and about 3 weeks ago at the grocery store i had done the blood pressure machine (someone else did and asked me to), did it 2 times, it said i had very high pressure, color was dark red on the display thing there and green color meant good, then the parts or categories of the result had 6 different grades, got more red, mine was in the worst (if that makes sense).
i have studied nutrition, i used to be in good condition and used to exercise, swim, lift weights and play sports. for years mostly sedentary and put on weight. i still ride a bike daily, play some kind of ball almost daily but yes get tired very fast. cannot run more than 20 feet without being tired. a certain someone likes to say hey Brad! what? youre fat.
years ago as i changed careers to be at a desk and put on weight i went to the fitness place and asked which supplement can u recommend? it was some Ephedrine? kind of like powerful caffeine that was supposed to make me 'active' and do more exercise; they didnt warn me not to consume coffee and chocolate. one morning i woke up and the room was spinning. hard. i could not walk. was very scared. had a headache that lasted 2 weeks. was never as energetic since and really put on weight
a few years later was diagnosed with depression, unable to focus on the work i loved to do nor do the things i enjoyed? put on prozac. doctor retires and they assign another doc to me. i then get 3 part time jobs. i take the prescription and they refill it. that new doc transfers out. Im at the Costco waiting, they said its ready to pick up, get there then they say oh, the doctor didnt approve yet. call the doctors office and they rush it thru. happens again and again. now its been 5 years maybe 6 and Im a zombie. no feeling, things that should make me mad, am neutral, unable to work well, too slow. call the doctors office, they check and say oh, who let you refill this for so long? we are in trouble when we get audited, you were not supposed to take this for that long! you need to come in to be seen. i could not get there, no car, no bus just gave up. stopped cold, they said dont stop cold. had severe reactions for months that caused more problems. by 2014 was mostly better. by winter 2015 losing energy. now july 2015 very very low energy. i had worked for a company where machines produce aluminum powder as a byproduct that got on everything, another guy in the company had got real sick and they didnt know why;
so now i struggle; dont sleep very well, work fulltime, have had alot of stress, late 2013 was the worst, ever; couple months ago was bad, now things better but i feel so weak. did a cross country move, was stressful but fun; dont have alot of stuff i used to and cannot replace it; cookware, gadgets; dont have a micro nor toaster.
i guess the question is what is a place to start? i had gone to that doctor 9 years ago and said ok how do i lose weight? he said i dont know. huh? how can you not know? i just dont know. look up diets and see what works for you. i goto the doctor to find out how to get in shape and lose weight and he doesnt know? a brilliant accomplished doctor. so maybe someone reading this can offer suggestions?View Thread
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