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  1. Thread: MARATHON

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    I am planning to run in 2008 b/c January 2007 is...

    I am planning to run in 2008 b/c January 2007 is just too soon for me with all that is going on.
  2. Thread: MARATHON

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    No meds but I had problems all evening. Going to...

    No meds but I had problems all evening. Going to start beta blockers tomorrow. SVT's can cause heart attacks and cardiac arrest. WIth my history of MI's they want to start it ASAP. Oddly enough,...
  3. Thread: MARATHON

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    I have heard horror stories of prednisone. I...

    I have heard horror stories of prednisone. I refused to let them put me on it out of fear.

    No running for me either. I spent my day in the ER. I was having SVT's and arrythmias. May put me on...
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    I've been taking aspirin since my first heart...

    I've been taking aspirin since my first heart attack. Hm?? Also, it takes a little while to become theraputic with the coumadin and my second heart attack occured only 1 week after beginning the...
  5. Thread: MARATHON

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    HI Sheryl, I sent you a personal message. Let...

    HI Sheryl, I sent you a personal message. Let me know if you got it or not!!!
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    20% of lupus patients have blood clots. I am in...

    20% of lupus patients have blood clots. I am in that 20% so I am throwing blood clots which in turn cause my MI's. It is nothing short of a miracle that one hasn't killed me before they found it...
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    Cardiologist says I have had another heart...

    Cardiologist says I have had another heart attack. I know just when it was. I woke out of my sleep with chest pains...up my neck...down my arm. Throwing up, sweating...all of it. luckily I keep...
  8. Thread: MARATHON

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    I have to tell you...your excitement gets me...

    I have to tell you...your excitement gets me excited about the future. On days when I hardly have enough energy to climb the steps, I still look forward to running.

    I started running at the age...
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    I just came from my doc. He is sending me to an...

    I just came from my doc. He is sending me to an Orthopedic Surgeon to have X-rays done of my knees and hips since I am in so much pain. Gave me a Rx for it but says I may need a steroid injection....
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    Headed back to the doc this morning. More blood...

    Headed back to the doc this morning. More blood work. Testing my clotting levels after my heart cath last week. Also, my hip and knee on the side where I had my surgery are very stiff and...
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    I have never heard of Lupus of the brain. In...

    I have never heard of Lupus of the brain. In what ways is that different? Sounds scarey. I guess anytime you involve the brain, it can be that way. Just curious.
  12. Thread: MARATHON

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    There are always marathons. I want to run the...

    There are always marathons. I want to run the Disney marathon in Florida. People form teams and run for many different reasons. I want to either form a team to run for Lupus or run myself and...
  13. Thread: MARATHON

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    MARATHON

    no laughing!!! I am planning to run the Disney Marathon in January 2008 to raise money for lupus.

    Anyone have any ideas on how to go about forming a Lupus team?? Anyone want to join me?
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    Yes it is possible and actually likely. I am an...

    Yes it is possible and actually likely. I am an OR nurse and I've thought for some time that I had lupus. Actually, I thought I was crazy for years since I had all the symptoms though my test were...
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    At the age of 29, I sat in an ER with severe...

    At the age of 29, I sat in an ER with severe chest pain that like you, woke me up. I couldn't breathe, was sweating, and having pain radiating down my arm as well. Of course, they said I was too...
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    I had my heart cath done yesturday and all is...

    I had my heart cath done yesturday and all is well. Of course, after being diagnosed with Lupus, we knew it wasn't my heart that was causing the clots.

    I am going in for a biopsy next week on...
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    New to Lupus and RELIEVED!!!

    Now I know this sounds odd but I am relieved to finally have a diagnosis. I am 32. Single mom of 3. I had a heart attack at 29 and 2 weeks ago was diagnosed with several PE's. My whole life I've...
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