Your keeping active stories
Stories written by people like you, about keeping active.
Read stories about how people keep active with a lung condition, including how it helps them feel fitter and reduce breathlessness.
Your stories about keeping active
Exercise helps me feel stronger than ever before
Whilst trying to manage her IPF and still exercise, Margaret discovered the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation and now feels stronger mentally and physically than ever before!
Take Steps helps our PR group stay active
Frankie organised a Take Steps walk with her pulmonary rehabilitation groups last year. The event gave them an opportunity to meet and chat, enjoy a walk and raise money for the BLF.
Thanks to Active Steps my quality of life improved immensely
Thanks to our Active Steps programme, Susan went from being unable to walk across a room without getting breathless to spending hours on her feet in a safari park.
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!
Staying positive with IPF
Josie’s dad passed away from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in March. She tells us how keeping active helped him to stay positive and how the BLF helped her understand his condition better.
Getting active changed my life
Linda has COPD. After a period of inactivity, she decided to turn her life around by getting active.
I adapt and stay positive
John has idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). He shares how he's learned to adapt and stay positive.
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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.