It's only me.. Vaporjoe

Vaporjoe

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Some of you I know and some of you will get to know me soon enough. I am the brain's behind this monstrosity :)

For the past decade I have been mostly in the Vaping scene. I have a very successful blog and vaping forum. About 3 years ago I went through a life threatening crisis. In just a span of 6 months I lost 175lbs, Had 5 surgeries, A bout of MRSA, A fasciotomy, and my entire blood supply infused at least 12 times, had a liver meld score of 21 (Liver Transplant List Big time). I was anemic and I couldn't clot so it made the surgeries even harder. Lots of FFP (Fresh Frozen Plasma).

So yea.. I was messed up :)

It took getting very sick to understand what is going on. Me and my wife @tygertyger did a lot of research and changed the course of our lives.

I beat diabetes ( never really had it - they said i did )
I beat cirrhosis (been removed from the transplant list due to meld score of 6) - blood tests are now normal.
I beat losing weight (kept it off 3 years now)
I beat the loose skin that comes with 175 of weight loss
I beat MRSA

The next question is how? I did it with common sense, almost no pharma drugs.

Get a sense of why I started this forum? ;)
 

Huckleberried

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You scared the hell out of some of us, Boss. Thank god for determination and a feisty wife! Love you both. Such a miracle.

Thanks for the new forum, and also leading me on my own journey to better living, whether you knew it, or not.
 

F1r3b1rd

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Yeah Joe, like Huck said we were all worried about you .. thank goodness Tyger was such a good nurse and more.
Thank you also, for this space. Its coming at a great time for myself and the wife, since we are just staring down the journey to make better health decisions and I can use the information for my own issues.
 

Rhianne

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Joe, not sure “only” anything applies to you! Thanks for this site and for VU. Nice to meet you. And so glad you’re doing so well, bro. :hug:
 
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lordmage

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@Vaporjoe byline might need to change from "Breaks Stuff" to "Makes Stuff " this man is always at the front line of New things from VU to Crypto to DW. i think it might be time for you to admit that you Make stuff rather than Break it.
 
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DammitJanet

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You know what they say, behind every great man... Believe me it doesn't get easier with age. Until recently the worst health issue I had was endometriosis that was treated in 1985. Now it's arthritis. My BP is increasing yearly as is my heart rate. Enjoy your health while you have it.
 
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