Asthma & Holiday Worries

I have never needed a holiday more or feared one as much as the one that I am due to have this coming week. I have had a pretty rough year so far and a holiday is just what I need. My wife and I both felt that we needed to get away and that … Continue reading Asthma & Holiday Worries

More Asthma Problems

As I had expected, my asthma prevented me from doing anything this weekend. After arriving home from work on Friday evening until setting off for work this morning (Monday) I didn't leave the house once. My breathing was bad all weekend and I didn't get much sleep either. The nebuliser continued to get some hammer … Continue reading More Asthma Problems

Oxygen levels, Peak Flows and Lies

One of the biggest problems that severe asthmatics encounter is ┬áhaving to convince people that they are unwell and struggling despite sats suggesting otherwise. Even during an asthma attack I have been known to have oxygen levels in the mid 90's yet on the other hand I have also felt fine yet my levels can … Continue reading Oxygen levels, Peak Flows and Lies

A Lucky Asthmatic

For those of you who regularly read this blog, follow me on Twitter, Facebook or even know me will know I often like to have a rant or a moan about my asthma. I will rant about hospital care, useless doctors, NHS cutbacks, my health, the impact that asthma has on my life and my … Continue reading A Lucky Asthmatic