Thank you so much for the reference. I loved the story. Dealing with people who lack understanding and/or compassion is one of the most difficult aspects of asthma for me. I was very angry today at the four coworkers who laughed as I was having an asthma attack, I wear a mask to help prevent issues with the asthma, and sometimes there are insensitive comments (people yelling at me from cars, a person who humiliated me at my sister's graduation, etc.), and people do not understand what is like as I have asthma, but also have dealt with cancer issues, and have a rare disease called idiopathic condylar resoption. The last one is not autoimmune as far as they know. Only a few people research that disease, so it truly is an unknown. There is no medicine for it, you just have to wait for the joint to be deranged and then there is surgery to replace the joint. I know of about five people who actively research that disease in the USA, but maybe there are some more. I'm 40 years old, and people who are healthy take things for granted and they do have a hard time understanding. So, they can't always understand why I can or can not do things. I am Christian, so try to not react poorly by saying cruel or insensitive things back. However, it gets to me at times. So, thank you for the resource. I'll look more at the web page.View Thread
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