Lols, another birthday?! Happy Birthday, dear Randi, and many, many happy returns.
I would post a picture of a yummy cake here, but I just know your real-life version will be much tastier and better! :p
Actually, I no longer experience that forced-air feeling; after the initial adjustment to the CPAP, which lasted several weeks, I don't even notice the air pressure. The mask continues to be uncomfortable somewhat, though.
FLW, I used to drool something fierce during sleep (what little I got of it) prior to starting on my CPAP; now I don't drool at all. While my machine has a built-in humidifier and heater, I don't use either - I don't know if that has anything to do with it (the continuous air pressure would...
I'm pretty sure that taking time getting accustomed to your new CPAP mask and machine is a common experience. I know it was with me; I wasn't able to keep the mask on all night for the first week or so. Upthread, other posters have described their own adjustment experiences.
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I'm glad to hear things turned out well for you, Blondie, and congratulations on the remission!
Thanks for sharing your story ... ovarian cancer is nothing to fool around with, and the description of your symptoms may be helpful to others here.