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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]