Another Step

Another Step

Ever since we moved to the new apartment, I’ve noticed a difference in my breathing. I’m feeling better than I have in months, and I’m not using oxygen tanks every day. In fact, I have decided to try sleeping without being hooked up to oxygen.

My doctor supports my decision to try sleeping without the oxygen cannula tube in my nose. Otherwise, I would not attempt this step. However, I feel like this is an essential milestone in recovering and regaining strength.

It has become apparent that the old apartment was a significant factor in my health problems. I made every effort to get better while living there, to no avail. I’m sorry that something so apparent was a significant cause of the problem. I still have COPD and will have breathing difficulties, but the magnitude will be less after getting away from the old apartment.

Getting There

Getting There

It’s been one week since we moved to the new apartment, and we are at 90% plus with organizing things around here. Taking our time is the best decision we’ve made in quite some time. One room remains to get our attention. Actually, the room is mostly done, but things need to be arranged better and tidied up.

Once that space is ready, I will have room to practice guitar and make time for myself. We have so much more space here compared to where we left. Of course, the air quality is so much better. We are convinced that there was mold in the old apartment. I’m breathing so much better here. One of the things I did after arriving here was to wash all my clothes and bed linens to get the old apartment smell out of them.

Hal and I love the new place. I know we’ll be very happy here, and we hope to be here for a long time. I finally got properly acquainted with the new kitchen today by making chicken breasts and assorted sides. Lots more room here and everything turned out beautifully and delicious.

It’s a rather dreary day outside, but no rain for the most part. We don’t have anywhere we need to go, so besides cooking and some room arranging, it is a peaceful day around here. We’ll see what the weekend has in store for us when tomorrow arrives.

I did make a trip to the grocery store that was needed. Thankfully, I got home before the weather turned bad, as it is forecasted to do later in the evening. For now, I’m going to rest and enjoy the evening here.