I live in the yellow zone

Always trying to figure out why my asthma is so difficult to control, I decided to look at my daily peak flow […]

PFTs Du Jour

For those interested, here are my latest spirometry results from last weeks SARP follow-up visit at UCSF last week. It’s kind of […]

15 months Intubation Free!

It feels good to brag about something positive for a change. This week marks 15 whole months since Ive had to have […]

Trapped in the yellow zone

We all know what it’s like to be in asthma purgatory for a few days or maybe even a few weeks, but […]

My first Halloween Contest

The following is a perfect example of what prednisone can to an otherwise intelligent and creative mind…… I was at the town […]

Asthma Breathing Zones

This is the 2nd installment of my “ Breathing, the mini series“. This one is more for the non-asthmatics out there, but […]

Running on empty

I actually had something else prepared for this weeks post, but since there’s a good chance I’ll be heading to the slammer […]

My old yellow is my new green

Just a year ago I was routinely hitting 370- 380 on the peak flow meter, representing the upper end of my green […]

Hospital stay #97

Battle scars: 4 failed arterial line attempts and 12 failed IV attempts. I have no veins left and my radial arteries are […]

The nights are the worse.

Ever notice the time stamp on many of my blog entries? I usually compose and publish them in the early morning hours…sometimes […]

Brief race update.

Had a great time and a stronger than expected finish at yesterday race. My final race results aren’t in yet due to […]