so in the past 10 years of my little life, I’ve been well educated on asthma, inhalers, breathing treatments, and cadberry eggs (more on that later).
every night I give 2/3 children a mini breathing treatment with an allergy pill. I see my husband take his inhaler every morning & night.
my best friend’s best friend is her inhaler.
I was beginning to feel the pressure. pressure to be a part of this Restrictive Airway Club. pressure to carry an inhaler.
basically, I was feeling incomplete.
well. it’s happening. at Christmas I got sick and remained sick for several weeks. in fact, I’ve been coughing now for two months. coughing from the effort of talking. coughing because I’m still, coughing because I moved, coughing because I woke up. coughing because I’m coughing.
I even pulled some muscles in my chest cavity that still reeeeally hurt. (hey, Lindsey)
so finally, I had enough. and in between my own kids’ sicknesses & construction on my kitchen and life itself, I found a chance to go to the doctor. and do you know what she asked?
‘do you have a history of asthma?’
my heart leapt. this could be it.
apparently I had bronchitis for a while & everything is still inflamed in there and albuterol is the cure. she ordered a breathing treatment right away, and I felt myself get nervous. like, excited nervous.
and when I felt the first bits of that miracle drug enter my lungs it was like I’d stepped outside on a cool spring morning. it. was. amazing.
so now I have an inhaler all my own, and it’s actual way more cool looking than the other half dozen in my house. the kids and husband have inhaler-envy.
so, to wrap up, please enjoy this….haiku. anachronym. onomatopoeia. thing.
A is for Albuterol. awesome.
L is for Like the Ocean Breeze.
B is for Better than Chocolate.
U is for Unbelieveably Great.
T is for The Best.
E is for Emmett is jealous of my inhaler.
R is for Rollin in the Vapors.
O is for Oh man, that cost how much?? but so worth it..
L is for Lucky in Love with Albuterol.