Albuterol King

Anyone care for some Albuterol? (Hey…..how did the Primatine mist inhaler get in there?) I sometimes jokingly claim that Im a hopeless […]

Self Service

Just one of the advantages of being an asthmatic Respiratory Therapist, though the hospital staff might not be so thrilled. They get […]

Use Me !

The marathon walking–severely asthmatic–RT is in the house and is ready to take your questions. New for this year I’m introducing a […]

I’m Honored

Just found out that my story is appearing in the RCB’s annual Newsletter…. “Breathing Matters”. I’m always flattered when an organization or […]

Breathing……the mini series.

I thought Id do something a little different with today’s post and teach some Respiratory Therapy 101 to my fellow asthmatics . […]

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 […]

Number 96

Thanks everyone for all your kind emails while I was in the slammer. The hospital volunteer who brought the messages to my […]

Boston still follows me

I didn’t even know that this was out there until anAmerican Assoc for Respiratory Care, a national organization that thousands of Respiratory […]

72 hours of hell.

I always try to write a little something about each and every hospitalization Ive experienced, but this is one Id just as […]

Number 94….a Bad One

…………..As in my 94th hospital admission for asthma. I had been feeling really crumby most of that weekend prior. My dyspnea was […]