The meeting

Before I begin, let me preface this post by saying that I haven’t made up my mind as to whether I would even want lung transplant surgery, should it ever get to that point. I wanted however, to see what some of my Pulmonologists views were on this subject, and to get a feel for … Read moreThe meeting

Questions for Sally

Last week after finding out just how damaged my lungs really are, the only thing going through my head was..WHY? All of the assumptions I had made about my asthma throughout the years, suddenly didn’t seem to make sense anymore. I was beginning to wonder if I really ever had asthma at all? Maybe I just … Read moreQuestions for Sally

The SARP experience

Welcome to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the

Off to the Burgh for the SARP

I’m a lab rat…. and proud of it ! Later today I’m off to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the Sally Wenzel . She’s done so much to advance the knowledge of the severe forms of this disease. I admire her and feel like I already know her. My plane leaves at 11 pm tonight, and with … Read moreOff to the Burgh for the SARP

Closing the loop on Asthma–Sally Wenzel

Found this interesting and informative article about Dr Sally Wenzel, and why she decided to get involved in severe asthma research. It gets a little technical in the middle , but well worth the read. The more I hear about this amazing women and all of her contributions to the study of this disease, the … Read moreClosing the loop on Asthma–Sally Wenzel

SARP podcast

Interesting article from a 2008 SARP study, titled… “More than a Matter of Degree: Severe Asthma May Be a Different Form of the Disease”. Seems to answer a lot of questions Ive always wondered about. Dr Sorkness does a great job of explaining the basics of asthma as well as the research the SARP is … Read moreSARP podcast