A Special Christmas Gift

In the spirit and season of giving, I wanted to share an email I received on Christmas eve from a fellow severe […]

“Ulnar Dependent”

I learned a new term this week, “Ulnar Dependent”. So about a month and half ago I started developing severe pain in […]

I still have asthma

With all the attention focused on my recent neck surgery and complications related to it, even I sometimes forget that I still […]

The catch-up

Living with severe persistent asthma, means always having to play “catch-up” in one form or another. Been there, done that…… over and […]

This body is steroid free now

Amidst all the drama with my spine surgery these past 10 weeks, which continues today, there’s some good news I’m eager to […]


I thought I was done writing about my spinal surgery, but the good times just keep on coming [insert sarcasm] It’s just […]

Going under the knife

Talk about being between a rock and a hard place. Except for maybe the time when I was pursuing lung transplant, this […]

Health update, Spring 2022

The good stuff first: I haven’t had (knock on wood), a severe asthma exacerbation or hospitalization in nearly 5 months! Plus, I’ve […]

My “other” lung condition

Feb 28th is National Rare Disease Awareness Day! While asthma is not considered a rare disease, my other lung condition is. So, […]

Fasenra, 5 months in

Today’s injection marks the start of my 5th month on Benralizumab, also known as Fasenra. So far, I seem to be tolerating […]

Another Mystery Solved

If you’ve been reading my updates with any regularity during the past year, then you probably know that my that breathing hasn’t […]