Tag Archives: lungs

How Writing Exposed My Oxygen Deprivation

Please bear with me because this sounds like it’s going to be an odd post (and it’s a bit long), but it’ll make sense in the end. This is a cautionary tale about compromised judgement and oxygen deprivation and how … Continue reading

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Demanding Quality of Life

Don’t ever let someone tell you, “Well, that’s as good as it gets,” without verifying they’re right. This is a medical cautionary tale, a tale of hope. You aren’t alone. This isn’t to say your diagnosis is wrong or your … Continue reading

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When Air Isn’t There

An ode to battling a disease (yes, because strange poems enter my mind). To read the new poem on my website please join me HERE.

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Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

I’ve often mentioned “my illness,” mostly in passing, but I’ve never fully explained the condition. It’s rare and many pulmonologists have little experience with it. It’s called Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (CHP) and here’s some of what I’ve learned and how … Continue reading

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Battling for Treasure

It isn’t long since I discovered the most exquisite treasure… Perhaps several readers are concluding at this point that I’m talking about my writing? Actually, I’m talking about what makes my writing possible. And now I’ve gotten ahead of myself. … Continue reading

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