The GI saga

This all began back in mid July. I basically woke one morning and my abdomen was so bloated and distended, I looked […]

Shortness of breath in asthma

Breathlessness, shortness of breath, dyspnea, air hunger, whatever you want to call it, when you can’t breath, it can “feel” like you’re […]

My asthma has changed again

I’m not talking about the disease itself, I still have the classic text book definition of asthma, maybe even to a greater […]

I almost forgot who I am

I’m so much more than just the quirky little dude with bad lungs. I’m the original badass asthmatic. I made the words […]

Bipap trial

It’s too soon to tell if it’s helping, but 4 weeks ago I started on a trial of home Bipap. Essentially Im […]

How low can it go?

Having documented a significant, but relatively slow decline in my lung function over the past decade, Ive often wondered what life must […]

Don’t forget the upper body!

If you’ve spent much time reading my blog, you’ve probably figured out that Im a huge promoter of daily exercise for people […]

Treatment overload

Yes, another update about treatment options. Things seem to be changing at a lightening pace now and it’s making my head explode. […]

Did you bring a note ?

Back in the old days when you got sick and ended up in the hospital, it was probably because your primary care […]

ICU delirium got a hold on me

If you’ve suffered from asthma for any length of time and/or have been hospitalized for it, no doubt you’ve experienced some of […]

23rd time’s a charm

No..not as in hospitalizations ( I’ve lost count of those,) I’m talking about my 23rd endotracheal intubation with mechanical ventilation for respiratory […]