In December 2016, I was a healthy 51-year-old Mother of 2 grown daughters. I had been weightlifting regularly for over three years and was in the best shape of my life. I had taken a break from the gym, as is often recommended, to give my muscles a break. In a few short days I found myself getting winded while climbing the stairs at home. Several trips to the doctor, having been diagnosed with pneumonia, several antibiotics, resulted in no improvement. January 11th, 2017, everything changed. Read more.