Nights can become very long when you either can't sleep due to the high dose of prednisilone giving you insomnia or the nights when you reduce prednisilone and you hope desperately for a decent night sleep but instead you are up and down needing inhalers or nebulisers for relief and to try and combat the… Continue reading Up hill battles are they worth it?
Smokers need to imagine what it is like to fight for your life, to work so hard to get that tiny bit of breath in to supply oxygen to your brain and body. They need to experience this. They need to fast forward 10, 15, 20 years and try taking those precious breaths which they… Continue reading 23 days on….. and its only got worse!
Yesterday was one of those strange days. It was a day off with not much planned other than clinic but it ended up being totally manic and rushing here there and everywhere. Every month I have to go to clinic and see my respiratory consultant and have a battery on lung function tests. Lung function… Continue reading Another clinic appt another disappointment 😦
Feel like that duck you see calmly swimming in the pond but take a look under the water and his feet are paddling furiously just to keep a float. Chest wise I feel that I am managing to keep the outside world seeing me as ok but when I leave work and get back home… Continue reading Feel like that duck…
Tonight was one of those nights when I just wanted to be able to act my age and forget any worries and enjoy the moment. It was the end of season dinner which is always a fantastic night with members of Capital Lacrosse Club. As a club I have always felt so welcomed and want… Continue reading Wanting to be your age.
Tonight is one of those nights where I am super tired but I just want to cry or scream and really don't know what to do with myself. The air feels thick and I have this overwhelming feeling to stick my head in a cold shower or go outside, although going outside will not do… Continue reading Some nights you just want to cry
Driving into work yesterday a lot of the news on the radio was about the NHS sites are going smoke free, meaning no one is allowed to smoke in or around the hospital sites. For me this was great. It meant going into to work and not worrying about walking round the entire site to… Continue reading Was it just an April fool or are the NHS sites going smoke free?