Thank you so much for your encouragement, Teresa. I am starting to get pretty discouraged though. Let me explain.I had premature ovarian failure and was fully menopausal at age 35. I believe that alone aged my body 20 years. I was plugging along pretty well until last November when I found myself wandering around in the country, driving alone, and finally by the grace of God made it home. Then the & the hospital stay was something I never want to live through again. I seems like I have aged ten years since that. One time since then I got to where I just couldn't get enough oxygen and turned out I was over loaded with C02. I spent a week in hospital on a bi-pap to get rid of that. Then about a month ago the drs told me my IPF was now worse than my COPD. I am just so afraid they won't approve me for bypass because of all my other problems. Plus I haven't been able to get out and exercise and I've put all that weight back on. I am afraid it won't be too long before I just don't have the energy to keep struggling with this. When I start to feel like that I pull out pics of my great-grandkids. It just seems to get more overwhelming now that I can't get out of the house & run around town, etc. I appreciate your comments and am always open to new advice. Thank you so much!