Off for a while

Just got paroled after spending another 5 days in the hospital. Gonna need an extended period of time to recuperate and reassess my priorities. Related Posts:A common cold with not so common asthmaMy 133rd hospitalization for asthma2 years, 2 million dollarsIn other newsNo matter how well I take care of myself23rd time’s a charm

The three week cycle

Seven days ago, I had one of my best racewalking days ever. In a single interval , I continuously racewalked the entire center span of the Al Zampa Bridge… about 3/8’s of a mile. During that particular walk , I remember telling myself things like “Just because you’re breathing well , don’t get too cocky”….. […]

Survived number 82

I Was discharged from the joint today, thankfully in one piece , and I just wanted to say to everyone……… THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!! for all the kind words and letters. The out pouring of affection and support from my friends has been overwhelming. My body is totally wiped out from all the […]

They Don’t want me

Today, I spoke with one of the Bronchial Thermoplasty researchers at the University of Southern California , he was kind enough to explain this new and potentially revolutionary treatment for severe asthma. The theory, is that if you reduce the amount of smooth muscle ( one of the culprits that causes airway narrowing… which in […]