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#ECSUT: Mother Nature is a bitch

Nearly a year I’ve trained for the North Face Endurance Challenge Series 50k.  Injuries couldn’t stop me.  My asthma couldn’t stop me.  I was GOING to run this race.   1,157 more words


Allergy Proof Your Home - Part 1

If you have hay fever or allergic asthma, take a few steps to reduce allergens in your home. Some steps to reduce indoor allergens are complicated and time-consuming — but there are some easy things you can do that may help. 587 more words

Oh, the Humidity!

September is typhoon season in Japan — it averages over 9 inches of rain — which raises the obvious question of why anyone (and by anyone I mean “we”) would plan a vacation here in that particular month. 809 more words


Believe it or not...

I have not been in a very good head space lately. I have actually been really sick. This breathing, (or lack of) malarkey has been getting me down. 847 more words


Flu and the flu vaccination

It’s the start of the 2016/17 flu season and people with M.E. and carers may be eligible for the free vaccination at pharmacies and GP surgeries, so I have updated my original blog post with this year’s information. 2,249 more words



I love to breathe cooler air of autumn. It’s hard to imagine that three short years ago I fought for every breath, couldn’t sleep for more than two hours at a stretch and I coughed to rib ache and exhaustion. 791 more words

Jonna Ellis Holston