I’m Karen Hoyt and I’ve learned a lot about COPD from my mom. After being given less than a year to live, she refused to give up. Through faith, tears, love, and laughter, she lived another 13 wonderful years. I am a former teacher (and smoker) who battled health problems, including cancer. Now, I am a best friend to those with liver disease at ihelpc.com. Being raised by a mom with chronic lung disease taught me a lot about how to get through the hard times with any sickness. I enjoy encouraging those who are navigating physical, emotional, and mental struggles with COPD to never give up living their best life – day by day.
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