Flavor of the month

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in Asthma

My asthma and the various sub-labels used to describe it seems to change day by day now. First it was ACOS ( Asthma COPD overlap Syndrome), but because of it’s broad description, it seems to be loosing favor with my doctors. One of my Pulmonologists even calls my asthma “Steve Gaudet Asthma” because to him […]

Asthma T&A

Posted on 7 CommentsPosted in Asthma

Tired and Angry at Asthma, I’m tired of being stoic and putting up a strong happy front, when on the inside I’m screaming. I’m angry because I have a type of asthma that is uncontrollable and not well understood. I’m tired of feeling like a fish out of water all the time. I’m angry that […]

Never trust asthma

Posted on 4 CommentsPosted in Asthma

Never let your guard down or be fooled into thinking that you have that this disease under total control. No matter how long you’ve been symptom free or at your baseline, asthma can lurk in the shadows for months, years, even decades. Then WHAM, just when you think the tables have turned and you got […]

Sally doing her thing

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Asthma, asthma advocacy, asthma awareness, Asthma Education, asthma phenotypes, Asthma research, People, Places and Events, Sally Wenzel

Im referring to Dr Sally Wenzel of course. I never get tired of listening to her speak and educating others on the subject of asthma, particularly severe asthma. So here’s a full hour of Sally goodness! The audience in the video are physicians, but even if you’re not a medical person, if you’ve lived with […]

Those damn stickers

Posted on 5 CommentsPosted in Asthma, Hospitals

Things get lost or disappear in a busy hospital,so I totally understand the need to properly identify a patients personal belongs. On plastic bags, documents, even on clothing is fine. But seriously, don’t put them on my phone or favorite leather wallet that you’ve now ruined and will have to pay for. If it hasn’t […]