Wednesday July 30, 2014
I lost my dad to pulmonary fibrosis almost a month ago (7/11/10). It's hard to believe that he was hospitalized and in critical condition for 5 long weeks and the last few weeks seem to have passed so quickly. This terrible and "relentlessly progressive" disease hit him so quickly and so hard.
Returning to work a week after he died felt good. I was finally able to tr...
Yesterday was the fourth infusion. Had to go in early to see Dr. Ettinger and fill out questionaires, and have another PFT.
I was a little apprehensive about the PFT. They are hard to do. They take a toll on me. I have problems blowing as long as they want and end up having to repeat several parts. The length of the test becomes a test of endurance rather than a measure of my capacity. But this t...