copd

n=6


a: copd ~
b: base camp of Mt Everest

What:

"As one doctor told me, living with end stage Copd is like living in the thin air at the base camp of Mt Everest. But I distract myself from my laboured breathing with the beauty of the views. I take this climb slowly, but I take it."


Useful?
Writer: Barbara
LCC:
Where:
Date: Feb 27 2015 6:13 PM



a: copd ~
b: breathe through a straw

What:

"Having COPD is like trying to breathe through a straw for your whole life."


Useful?
Writer: huitzlopochtli
LCC:
Where:
Date: Feb 27 2015 6:14 PM



a: Copd ~
b: eczema

What:

"I've been told that copd is like eczema scarring on the lungs"


Useful?
Writer: Pete Harper
LCC:
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Feb 27 2015 6:15 PM



a: copd ~
b: elderly person

What:

“Living with COPD is like being an elderly person in a young person's body. You look perfectly healthy on the outside but you actually have no
energy inside.”


Useful?
Writer: Julie
LCC:
Where:
Date: Feb 27 2015 6:18 PM



a: copd ~
b: being underwater

What:

"Having COPD is like being underwater and holding your breath. Although you try to stay under longer, you need to breathe - right now! So you rise to the surface and take a deep breath. Unfortunately, people with COPD cannot just surface and take a deep breath."


Useful?
Writer: Alan B. Densky
LCC:
Where:
Date: Feb 27 2015 6:19 PM



a: copd ~
b: an unmanned freight train

What:

"COPD is like a being on an unmanned freight train rumbling down a mountain track, I feel I've applied the breaks a little. One day I might even be able to stop the train and hop off."


Useful?
Writer: john fairley
LCC:
Where:
Date: Feb 27 2015 6:21 PM



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