Wednesday December 18, 2013
The days of going out socially are coming to an end. I find it increasingly more of a challenge to be off of oxygen and I have been unable to overcome my resistance to being seen with a cannula up my nose.
Receiving visitors isn't a comfortable alternative. It would mean I'd have to fix my hair, put on a little make-up, and tidy up the house and those are things I have little energy for these day...
Today, Saturday January 26, 2013 is Gasparilla day in Tampa. It’s an annual event of celebration for the city. It includes a pirate invasion, parade and celebration.
Rewind to Gasparilla two years ago. I’m in Tampa General Hospital’s ICU, very ill. I’ve been suffering from pulmonary fibrosis, a chronic degenerative disease for ...