Archive for July 2014

Lung update

Update on the lungs: I saw the lung doc yesterday and he is putting me on pirfenidone — a new med that stops the progression of the fibrosis. It is still in trials here in the US but used in Japan and Europe with good results.  Thanks for all the prayers and good thoughts. I feel as ever…

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Why I have not told you about my health

After a year of thinking that my cough was allergies and not getting much change using anti-allergy meds I decided to have it checked out. My primary care doctor agreed and sent me to get an x-ray. When it was compared to a previous one – it was off to the pulmonologist. In the 1990s…

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