Over the past week I have been really bothered by my chest. At this time of year there are always a lot of coughs and colds going around so it is no surprise I managed to catch one but it just feels like it won't go away. The constant coughing is wearing and exhausting. It… Continue reading What else to do at 5am!!!!
After a busy time away in Manchester and having a bit of an attack on the train back up to Edinburgh I was ready to just drop in a heap and I did for a couple of day. Thursday and Friday I really didnt do much other than using my nebuliser a bit to try… Continue reading Tired of this now!
The last few days I have been down in Manchester at the Annual Scientific Meeting for the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research. It was a great few days. all kicked off by an entertaining dinner with the centre director and post grad and network co-ordinator who learnt the value of Twitter and what you… Continue reading #aukcarASM15
A while ago I posted about how angry and disgruntled I was with Asthma UK. They had taken the decision to close their offices in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. To say I went off the deep end would be a small under statement. I felt hurt as it was the Asthma UK Scotland office… Continue reading A mutual understanding with Asthma UK
SO much to post about and so little time. Its been a really busy time, a really good, emotional, tiring, busy, intellectual and frustrating. What to post first- I have no idea but here is what to expect in the next few posts: AUKCAR 2nd Scientific Meeting in Manchester A mutual understanding with Asthma UK!… Continue reading What to post first..
Today I met Ron and Linda MacDonald, the parents of Lydia MacDonald who tragically died from an asthma attack in June this year. I remember reading about this in the newspapers as Lydia's wee boy was left in her flat for a few days after she died. At the time of reading I thought 'not… Continue reading #aworldthatcanbreathe
This evening I feel totally drained and really emotional but the feeling is strange it is almost a detachment from what I should feel. I can't really describe it. I think it perhaps is a coping mechanism I have when dealing with a certain situation I don't like and don't have a choice to avoid.… Continue reading Emotions and detachment