You can’t see it.

People say, well, you look great!
Or you look good.
My thoughts are
You can’t see COPD.
All I can say to them is it’s a struggle to breath.
I don’t go into a lot of detail. Because I feel like they think I’m looking for a pity party.
They really do not understand.
And it’s even harder to explain.
I think of as when you go fishing. Pull the fish out of the water. And the fish is gasping for water? Or is it gasping for air? Or is it both?
And I loved to go fishing. If I had the chance to go today. I would decline. Because I know all to well how the fish feels.

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