Water Park to Wheezing

Last July, my family and I visited Niagara Falls on the Canadian side. We had a lot of fun seeing the waterfalls. During our visit, my little sister and I saw an advertisement for “North America’s Largest Indoor Water Park” and we decided we had to go! Unfortunately, as soon as we walked into the […]

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Busting Sterotypes

As I grow older, I am beginning to notice many stereotypes that exist regarding asthma – these are inaccurate representations that cause people to misunderstand the disease. If there were fewer misperceptions and a better understanding of asthma, would there be improved treatments for people with more severe cases, like mine? Recently in English class […]

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Prednisone and the 8th grade dance

April and May were tough, I was admitted to the hospital’s intensive care unit, both months. I had been on Prednisone, an oral steroid for two months at a high dosage. My face was extremely puffy, which is a side effect of Prednisone, it’s also referred to as “moon face”. When I was discharged from […]

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