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meggymegos Patient Expert

Lexington, North Carolina
My name is Meghann. I'm 28 years old and living with a lung disease called Bronchiectasis. I'm waiting for a double lung transplant. I'm listed at UNC Hospital's transplant center. I've been waiting a little over 9 months now. I have a wonderful family and friends that I love very much. I have a furry son named Neeko who is of Pomeranian descent. And, I love him to pieces! Disclaimer: I...

Mary W.

Ayrshire, United Kingdom
I am a 63 year old divorced lady.  I live alone and am keen to retain good health in order to maintain my independance.  I have Bronchiectasis and am at pains to keep my airways clear and free from infection. While my life has changed to accomodate my illness, I do not consider it to be worthless but merely different.  I pursue gentler hobbies such as painting and writing and...

jesscaandrews

California
Hi Im Jessica.  My son was diagnosed with Bronchiectasis after failing 2 sweat tests and one genetic screening, all came back negative for CF.  He has been fighting lung disease for all but 13 weeks of his 2 in a half years of life. I Blog, I am an avid blogger. I have been on this journey as a medical mom for quite some time and I want to help other parents learn how to be advocates...

Ron Patient Expert

Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
Hi, I'm Ron, and I'm an ME/CFS survivor (so far anyway), 24 years and counting. I am, at the time of writing, pretty much housebound. This restricts me to mostly sedentary pastimes - reading, blogging, occasionally sloping off to the pub, and cooking when I can, which isn't as often as I'd like. I do, though, make my own bread by hand, at least once a week - good food and physio in one...
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