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.

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...

May 18, 2018

This is a painting by Wassily Kandinsky called Movement. It made me think of what my brain feels like while I’m waiting for things to happen with my transplant assessment, although there is no movement with that yet.

I’m still waiting for the angiogram I need to have be...

May 11, 2018

This is our local castle looking good in the sunshine. To use the cliche of an old ruin, weeks in bed have taken their toll on my skin. I couldn't follow my usual skincare routine and being in bed with no fresh air and the heating on is no good for skin, never mind the...

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