I found out the results of my sleep study the other day. I have obstructive sleep apnea and am not getting enough oxygen when I sleep. This is because my fat is getting in the way when I lay down. I'm waiting to have a blood gas test done before I can start using a Bipap machine. Once that is done, I will get my machine, and have an oxygen study done the first night I use it. Basically they'll come in and hook my finger up to a monitor overnight. This will record my oxygen levels. The doctor wants this done because if they give me too much oxygen while sleeping, I could start having apneas due to shock.
also met with the dietician this past week. She put me on a 1200
calorie diet plan, with low-carbs and low-fat. So far it is working out
as I have not cheated since I started. I had been watching my calories
prior to this, but was getting around 1600 calories in a day. This
turned out to be too much because of my activity level. I basically
have one serving of lean protein, one serving of vegetables and one of
fruit for every meal. For "snacks" I have a glass of soy milk, as I am