STORIES OF RESPIROLOGY 


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 

Living with COPD in rural Ontario

BRUCE & LYNNE'S STORY

Story of hope: asthma, Copd, and me

Russel's story of life as an athlete with restrictive and obstructive lung disease


Cystic Fibrosis 

Let's talk sick

Jeremie Saunders & how his CF inspired him and his friends, Brian and Taylor, to start Sickboy podcast

Too ornery to die

Paul Quinton and his story of living with and researching cystic fibrosis 


Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

n 1999, Karyn Schad became the two hundreth woman in the world to be diagnosed with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare disease that mainly affects women of childbearing age. Muscle-like cells grew out of control in her lungs, stealing her breath away. She lived with the disease until finally receiving the gift of life, her new lungs on May 17, 2009, delivering her from the foggy line where life rubs shoulders with death.

My life with LAM


Bronchiolitis


Interstitial Lung Disease & Pulmonary Fibrosis 

My new normal

 
 

Asthma

The Boa Constrictor of Diseases

Miles' story on Sickboy podcast


Pulmonary Hypertension 


Pulmonary Embolism


Pneumothorax 

Life with collapsible lungs - it's been a dicey two decades


Pneumonia

Having pneumonia: my story

A young mom's blog post about getting through pneumonia


Altitude Sickness

The Andes Took My Breath Away

Our personal experience with altitude sickness on Kilimanjaro