Winter Wonderland? Winter with hopeless lungs?!

As most people know, winter is possibly one of the worst periods of time to have Severe Asthma. A season that is meant to be filled with joy, family occasions, partying and social events is often a season filled with steroids, nebulisers, 999 calls and being unable to breathe. Obviously the idyllic winter scenario does … Continue reading Winter Wonderland? Winter with hopeless lungs?!

Why do I get stabbed so much?

Something that most of us with Severe Asthma are very familiar with is getting stabbed with various needles. In fact, every month I have an injection now, Mepo (I have written about this here) on top of all the pin pricks on the fingers, Arterial blood gas' and cannulas that occur when asthma takes its … Continue reading Why do I get stabbed so much?

Disabled… Severe Asthma? Is that possible?

Something that many people are confused about, is the fact that Severe Asthma is considered a disability. It is something that you just do not put with Severe Asthma for some reason and I was one of those individuals for a long, long time. It is ridiculous that individuals have to justify what their disability … Continue reading Disabled… Severe Asthma? Is that possible?

“I like your chins”… thank you steroids….

I have previously written a post about the nightmare that is prednisolone, widely known by many as the 'devil's tic-tacs' and you may wonder why I am bringing it up here again. Well, if you read the last post here, you will see that this post will differ in it's angle. I have been unfortunate … Continue reading “I like your chins”… thank you steroids….