Living with COPD one day at a time. Get tips and read about living and coping with COPD.

By Steven Workman - March 15, 2018
Now that I have had time to digest my diagnosis with COPD, things do not seem as scary as I originally thought. I am still unsure about the future, but I know... READ MORE

By Michelle Vincent - March 12, 2018
Years ago when I was struggling with something, a wise woman once told me, “It takes a really strong person to ask for help.” That saying has stayed with me through the... READ MORE

By SusanHU - March 8, 2018
We are deeply saddened to share that contributor and member of the team, Mary Ultes, passed away on March 2nd, after a long battle with COPD. Mary was a loving wife,... READ MORE

By Janet Plank - March 8, 2018
Yesterday I was watching the snow fall and was reminded of our science study, so many years ago, where we were taught that each snowflake is different. I can remember as a... READ MORE

By Janet Plank - March 5, 2018
Frequent Question: “I have COPD and now the doctor said I have nodules. Is that part of COPD? Should I be scared?” My response has often been that the nodules are not... READ MORE

By Janet Plank - February 26, 2018
What is COPD? COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease which is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. How young is too... READ MORE

By Steven Workman - February 22, 2018
So, I’m new in the world of COPD. I have spent most of my life living a naïve belief that I was somehow safe from the harsh realities the rest of the... READ MORE

By Michelle Vincent - February 8, 2018
Have you ever heard the joke: “How do you eat an elephant?” “One bite at a time!” Well, probably you have since that’s one of the oldest jokes in existence. It dawned... READ MORE

By Janet Plank - February 5, 2018
Whether you have COPD, or know someone who does, these 25 facts can open your eyes to the vast world of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 25 Tips & Factoids About COPD A... READ MORE

By Janet Plank - January 29, 2018
Here’s a scenario: Again today, you’re short of breath. You haven’t walked very far. Yet the temperature is great. You can’t catch your breath. You don’t feel sick, so you don’t see... READ MORE

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