After my last post about pulse oximeters and oxygen saturations some of the comments were interesting and not surprising. One of the most common things you hear when having an asthma attack is "your sats are fine your ok". As a nurse your trained to look at signs first and then symptoms but often we… Continue reading Signs vs Symptoms
What do you do when everything you hate in life is everywhere you go?? This is what my asthma feels like just now. It doesn't even leave me alone when Im asleep. I get woken up coughing, wheezing and gasping for breath. When Im awake its the same. I try to blank the tight feeling… Continue reading All consuming
I was reading another blog of someone I know who also suffers from Brittle Asthma which has been so badly controlled by Drs that she has a lot of lung damage as a result requiring oxygen 24/7 now. I found myself in tears reading the posts something which I don't often find. Its not that… Continue reading Harsh realities hitting hard.