Your bronchiectasis stories
Stories written by people like you, about bronchiectasis.
Read and watch the stories of people who live with and have experienced bronchiectasis. Each story discusses an aspect of living with bronchiectasis, from diagnosis to keeping active and managing breathlessness.
Your stories about bronchiectasis
Sing and dance around your house this winter
Ruth is a physiotherapist. Over the years she’s worked with many people with lung conditions and has raised money for the British Lung Foundation by running marathons! Read her guide to looking after yourself and staying active this winter.
I know my bronchiectasis and how I keep healthy
Lynn shares how she developed a very personal plan to live with bronchiectasis, including educating her employer how she can work and keep well.
Because of Active Steps, I have renewed confidence
Lesley has lived with lung conditions her whole life, but since joining Active Steps she's noticed a huge improvement in her health.
How I keep active with bronchiectasis
Scott has bronchiectasis and carries Pseudomonas infection. He shares how learning to focus his breathing helped him achieve a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
My bronchiectasis won’t stop me from running marathons
Stuart has asthma and bronchiectasis but plans to run the 6 most famous marathons around the world.
One phone call changed my life
Denise struggled with bronchiectasis for decades. Now thanks to our helpline, she's feeling much better!
I didn't want my PR to end - so I set up a new group!
Kim teamed up with physio students at her local university.
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.