Your living with a lung condition stories
Stories written by people like you, about living with a lung condition.
Read stories about how people are affected by living with a lung condition, including how they deal with breathlessness and how they keep active.
Your stories about living with a lung condition
How I stayed positive after being diagnosed with a lung condition at a young age
Sofia tells us her story about being diagnosed with an interstitial lung disease in her 20’s. She also shares what it’s like living with a lung condition and what she wishes others knew about her condition.
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 cope during winter
Catherine has lived with a lung condition her whole life. She explains how it can be a struggle to live well during winter.
IPF took my mother away
Sally's lost her mother, Barbara, to IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis). She tells her story of their experience living with a lung condition.
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.
My IPF and breathlessness
Ann has IPF. She shares how breathlessness has affected her life and how she’s learnt to adapt.
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.