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Stargazer Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet
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Mask Make & Model: ResMed Mirage Quatro
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 10-15
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Carolina Coast

Post: #1
Life is good again!
Been a bit since I've been on here. With some very minor tweaking, I am happy to say I am consistently less than 1 with AHI's each night. Most importantly, I can once again function with life's normal daily activities and routines. I am simply amazed at where I was to where I am now. Had my doubts I'd ever feel this well again!

Just wanted to share my exuberance with you all on getting my life back.

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures....
09-13-2014 02:43 PM
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surferdude2 Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Mirage Quattro & Optilife
Humidifier: ResMed H5i @ #3 if nose breathing & #5 if mouth breathing
CPAP Pressure: 12 ~ 20 & 11 ~12 if nasal mask
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Late stage 2 emphysema

Sex: Male
Location: Mousetown, Southern Illinois

Post: #2
RE: Life is good again!
:Good for you Stargazer!

It's inspiring for some of us newbies to hear any success stories so thanks for sharing yours. Exuberance is indeed called for and appropriate! SHa_clap2Way-to-happy

It also must make some of the experts who assisted in your quest feel good to know that they have been instrumental in relieving someone's suffering. This site is terrific and the people who donate their time and effort have my deepest respect and gratitude.

Thanks & Sleep-well
(This post was last modified: 09-13-2014 03:09 PM by surferdude2.)
09-13-2014 03:07 PM
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trish6hundred Offline

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Joined: May 2012

Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet for Her
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Fisher & Paykel Simplus
Humidifier: H5i Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 10 - 7-20 Cm H2O
CPAP Software: Not using software

Other Comments: I started CPAP in 2008. Totally blind since birth.

Sex: Female
Location: Missouri, USA

Post: #3
RE: Life is good again!
Hi Stargazer,
Thank you for sharing your Exuberance, I'm sure it will help others along the way.
It's great to hear that things are going well for you and that life is good again, good job,! keep up the good work.!

trish6hundred
09-13-2014 03:26 PM
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readyforsleep Offline

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Joined: Mar 2014

Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet for her
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX for her
Humidifier: attached
CPAP Pressure: 14.6-17.4
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Female
Location: Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Post: #4
RE: Life is good again!
Wonderful news. Quite an accomplishment. Glad to share your excitement!

2010 sleep study 63 AHI, 2014 3.0
09-13-2014 05:13 PM
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retired_guy Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 Autoset
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Mask Make & Model: Resmed Airfit P10
Humidifier: ResMed
CPAP Pressure: 10.6/14, EPR 3
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Is it bedtime yet?

Sex: Male
Location: Beautiful, albeit very wet Oregon Coast

Post: #5
RE: Life is good again!
Good job Star. You made this happen.... Good on you!
09-13-2014 05:15 PM
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Galactus Offline

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Machine: Phillips Respironics System One PRS1 DS760P Auto BiPAP
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Airfit P10 Nasal Pillow
Humidifier: System One Heated Humidifier + Climate Line
CPAP Pressure: E/I 13/20 PS 4/7 BiFlex 3
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Sleep can be a good thing.

Sex: Male
Location: USA

Post: #6
RE: Life is good again!
Sweeeeeeeeeeeet!! Happy to know, all the best to you.

If everyone thinks alike, then someone isn't thinking.
Everyone knows something, together we could know everything.
09-13-2014 07:07 PM
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herbm Offline

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CPAP Pressure: 11-16
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Backup Mask: Innomed Hybrid FFM -- Oral+Nasal Pillows

Sex: Male
Location: Austin, TX

Post: #7
RE: Life is good again!
Great news. So happy you are feeling good.

Sweet Dreams,

HerbM
Sleep study AHI: 49 RDI: 60 -- APAP 10-11 w/AHI: 1.5 avg for 7-days (up due likely to hip replacement recovery)

"We can all breathe together or we will all suffocate alone."
09-13-2014 08:04 PM
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NickDanger Offline

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Machine: Resmed S9 Autopap
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed P10
Humidifier: 5i
CPAP Pressure: 9
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: ResMed Chinstrap

Sex: Male
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Post: #8
RE: Life is good again!
Great news, Stargazer!!
09-13-2014 09:23 PM
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Gabby Offline

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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10 AutoSet For Her
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Philips Nuance Nasal Mask
Humidifier: ResMed AirSense 10 For Her
CPAP Pressure: 8-14
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Female
Location: Sunshine Coast, Qld., Australia.

Post: #9
RE: Life is good again!
That's the type of news we like to hear Stargazer, well done.
All the very best to you.

Sleep Tight...
Gabby
09-13-2014 09:35 PM
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JimZZZ Offline

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Mask Make & Model: Fisher & Paykel Simplus
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CPAP Pressure: 9 - 14
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: CareFusion PureSom Ultra Chinstrap

Sex: Male
Location: Western North Carolina

Post: #10
RE: Life is good again!
Terrific!
09-14-2014 06:31 AM
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