You walk a block & look & sound like you ran a marathon.
your "over night bag" consists of a suitcase carrying all your machines.
You're on a first name basis with the pharmacy.
you sound like crap, feel like crap, but look amazing!
You tell your friends you have to go home to get a good beating.
Your dog licks you cause you're extra salty!
You can eat 4000 calories a day an not gain a single pound.
Your pharmacist knows who you are by your voice.
The receptionist at your doctors knows you by your voice.
Discussing your bowl movement & mucus color is a normal convo.
You can swallow 5 (or more) pills at once.
When at least once during a convo your voice gets crackly.
Your family & friends can find you in a store by your cough!
When your best friend has a bottle of enzymes in her purse.
When you trip on the IV pole in your room while getting ready.
You leave the drug store looking like you bought the whole store.
When your dog can find you in the house by your cough.
You can tell the nurse how to run the IV pole or PFT machine.
You can sleep through anything thanks to your oxygen & vest machine!