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.

July 13, 2018

I saw this skull on a gravestone when we went to Cley church for an art exhibition including my friend Jane Wheeler's nice big painting. I'd already called this post 'bones' so skull seemed right. Although the bones I'm referring to are mine as I had a bone scan and no...

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...

July 6, 2018

This is a good image - by my niece Flora- for how I feel; no energy and a bit green about the gills. There is still no progress ; until I have the angiogram I can’t proceed with Papworth. The wonderful NHS has reached it’s 70th birthday but is suffering from such under...

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