Breathing Story

A Blog About My Lung Transplant (and other things...)

My name is Victoria.  This is my story about living and breathing with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and my experiences before, during and after my lung transplant.

September 24, 2018

One of the great benefits of cooler autumn temperatures and darker nights is the excuse for comfort food; big, stodgy meals that warm the soul. With that in mind, here's a twist on a classic - just as comforting and tasty as the original but packed with heart healthy i...

July 13, 2018

Stir-fried Greens and Coconut Rice (serves 2-3)

Dark leafy greens such as broccoli, cabbage and kale are a really important source of antioxidents, vitamin and chlorophyll, which cleans and builds blood. However these aren't always the most exciting ingredients if simpl...

May 21, 2018

Walnut, Apricot and Ginger Tiffin

If you are struggling with appetite, it's important that the food you do eat contains enough calories to sustain you and maintain your weight. The trouble is that a lot of high calorie food isn't the most nutritious. This month's recipe...

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