Living with COPD

Last updated: January 2023

When I'm asked,"what's it like having COPD, Asthma,& Emphysema"? I give them a clip or a clothes pin to pinch their nose shut then, hand them a straw to place in their mouth then ask them to run around the house as fast as possible. Once back in and they fall in a chair I ask,"does that answer your question?"

This is how I feel just walking 20 feet to the restroom every day of my life.

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