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. Continue Reading →

The Joy of Not Eating

Seriously. The title isn’t a joke. Clever, maybe, but not a joke. It’s related to my lung disease, one few doctors truly understand, even many pulmonologists. It’s also related to Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

Crafting the Dream

Not so long ago I chased my dreams. No more. Dreams. We have them, we cherish them, we discard them, and sometimes we realize them. Dreams. Set them aside if Continue Reading →