Asthma attacks are horrendous. They are awful for the patient and they are awful for observers. You would think they would get easier with a higher frequency but in actual fact, they get worse. I would go on about how they are difficult to experience first hand but there is already a blog post about … Continue reading Outsiders – what can you do?
I talk a lot about Asthma UK and there is a reason for this; they have helped me cope with Severe Asthma, they have helped inspire my blog posts and they have given me some of the best advice I could ask for. They were there for me after I was diagnosed and they are … Continue reading Asthma UK – The Unsung Hero
Something that I continually notice is how ignored asthma is day to day. We all know about diabetes and epilepsy but they are invisible conditions that are talked about and well known. Other conditions like Finromalgia and Multiple Sclerosis are also getting known about. Adverts on TV, leaflets in GP surgeries and equipment in pharmacies … Continue reading Invisible.
I am often told that I am casual about my asthma and to a point, this is true. I don't rush for help and often, this is a down fall. I just cannot be bothered with the bother of explaining it to yet another medic. They usually fail to believe me anyway. Plus, I know … Continue reading Scary moments
It has been a long time and I needed a break. I can give you several reasons as to why this break was needed and it will also explain some of the challenges of being young with Severe Asthma. First and foremost- I am not bored of blogging - far from it. I have seen … Continue reading Where have I been??