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Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT posted a new activity comment 9 hours, 15 minutes ago

Hi satellite245, and thanks for letting us know you’re feeling pretty good. Have you increased the use of oxygen on the advice of a physician? Is your conditioned being managed in concert with a doctor? Leon (site moderator COPD.net)

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Debz Borge commented on the post, Taking Notice of Change 16 hours, 16 minutes ago

Hi Linne, thank you for your comment, your definitely not your own regarding funding it difficult to plan ahead. Like you said we never know how were going to feel the next day. But listen to your body your the one who knows yourself best. If your not feeling right when your due to go out with friends and you need to cancel explain to them you…

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Allyson.Ellis posted a new activity comment 19 hours ago

Hello and welcome to the COPD.net community, PhillipHaigh! We are glad to have you here! ~Allyson (COPD.net team)

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Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT commented on the post, Taking Notice of Change 19 hours, 40 minutes ago

Hi again, Linne, and thanks for joining in the conversation here regarding taking notice of change. We hear you, and you are certainly not alone. Others in the community have expressed similar sentiments as you have.

It’s always a good idea to listen to what your body is telling you (as you have said you do!). Sometimes you have to let…

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Linnie commented on the post, Taking Notice of Change 20 hours, 3 minutes ago

One of the worst parts for me is not knowing how I am going to feel tomorrow. You know, not being able to plan activities ahead of time. When I have to excuse myself from an activity that has been planned, I feel like a spoil sport. I do not mean to, it is just that I am taking care of myself and my emphysema.

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Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT answered a question 22 hours, 8 minutes ago

Hi mbleu, and thanks for your post. You may be aware we cannot provide medical advice or diagnostics over the internet (for your own safety), but your concern certainly warrants a reply.

It is probably a good idea to discuss this directly with your diagnosing physician. Since small airways are sized at less than 2 millimeters in diameter, COPD…