Train Wreck

Sub Glottic Stenosis (PGS) with asthma exacerbation. That’s how this most recent hospital admission is listed on the AVS (after visit summary). […]

One in a million

The following is about an incident that happened to me a few weeks ago involving, dare I say……… a vaccine. In a […]

ICU angels

This is a blank notebook that they give ICU patients at the hospital I go to when my asthma gets really bad. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


This is a picture of me on a ventilator last year during a severe asthma exacerbation ( what they call status asthmaticus). […]

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 […]

New asthma action plan

After a record number of admissions to the intensive care unit this year, (5 so far), it was pretty evident that my […]