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 […]

In other news

And despite all the medical appointments, I still managed to learn a dozen new tunes. Related Posts:104th trip to the slammer for […]

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. […]

Techno-Patient

The Hospital I go to when my asthma gets really bad, recently upgraded their electronic charting and patient care computer systems. They’re […]

Bloated

Everyone experiences a little indigestion and bloating from time to time. Did you know that it’s very common for people with chronic […]

Sleep Study

As I mentioned in a Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea” (“PND”) , also known as , believe it or not…Cardiac Asthma. Wouldn’t that be […]

That’s a lot of ABGs

Can you believe I’ve had 118 arterial blood gases radial artery. If that were the case , my wrist would have fallen […]

Long week of Medical stuff

Monday, Visit with Dyspnea specialist Dr.Susan Jansen She spent a generous amount of time with me (almost 2 hours) and I actually […]

Asthma Laundry List

Had my bi monthly follow up visit at the UCSF Chest Clinic on Wednesday. This is the latest plan: Asthma Care Plan […]

Post op

As promised, here are two of the lesser gross pictures of yesterdays bone graft surgery. You can see how swollen the gum […]

Racewalking for Science

As part of the Shortness of breath self-Management research study that I’m involved in over at UCSF, every 3 months I have […]