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
I adapt and stay positive
John has idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). He shares how he's learned to adapt and stay positive.
Active Steps gave me my breath back
After being diagnosed with a lung condition, finding the Active Steps programme gave Eamon a new lease of life.
As a younger person with COPD I feel like an outsider
Tracy put her breathlessness down to post-baby weight and tiredness. She then found she had COPD and asthma.
Learning to breathe transformed my life
Taking up yoga and learning how to breathe transformed Esther's life.
How I’ve learned to see the positive side
After being diagnosed with a rare interstitial lung disease, Andy has had to come to terms with being less active.
My COPD and NTM symptoms are very similar
An underlying NTM infection was the cause of Rebecca's worsening COPD symptoms and lung function.
I'd recommend Nordic walking to everyone
John took up Nordic walking on a whim. Now he goes several days a week to enjoy the fresh air, company and the benefit it brings to his lungs.
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.