People like you, talking about their experiences of lung health.
Reading the stories of people who have faced the same challenges as you could be comforting, moving or inspiring.
My book explains the pandemic to children and raises money for IPF
After Lisa saw her grandson’s confusion about not being able to give her a hug, she decided to write a book explaining COVID-19 to children. She’s donating a percentage of the proceeds to fund research into IPF, as her dad was diagnosed with the condition in February.
Nick's tips on how to stay connected
Nick, our medical director, knows how important it is to stay connected, especially if you're staying from other people.
How Jack stays connected
Jack is a member of the Market Harborough Breathe Easy support group. He shares how technology has helped him stay in contact and share information with others.
I’m cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats in my living room!
Kahren started cycling to stay active and keep her mind occupied during lockdown. Now she is cycling the distance from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for the British Lung Foundation!
Since starting our support group it’s gone from strength to strength
Ann and her husband started a Breathe Easy group after feeling disappointed when pulmonary rehab classes ended. In this blog, Ann shares how the group came to be and how it helped her through a difficult time.
COPD changed my future, so I want to change the future of COPD
Carol loved working as a nurse, but when she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) she had to retire early. Since then, she’s committed to helping improve the lives of people with lung conditions. She hopes her knowledge and experience will help make a difference in lung health research.
I’m taking each day as it comes
Andy has a rare type of pulmonary fibrosis. At the start of the year, as the coronavirus crisis began, he was in hospital with a pneumothorax. He shares how he’s coped with lockdown and how he plans to approach the next few months, as many return to a relatively normal life.
We desperately need support to continue when shielding is paused
Carol has emphysema, a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She’s been shielding since March. In this blog, she discusses how she feels about shielding coming to an end, and the support she wants to see continue.
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.