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My Life With Asthma—Part 1: The Early Years

Posted by in Crystal | June 14, 2012
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For me, I can’t imagine a time when I didn’t have asthma.  My parents say I started showing signs when I was about 5 or 6, so I’m inclined to believe them.  Knowing that, it shows I was in Kindergarten at that time.  That was in Bose Elementary, in Kenosha, Wisconsin (yes, folks, I am a born & raised “Cheesehead”—I alas have the iconic foam cheese wedge to prove it!), the school I went to from Kindergarten thru 2nd grade.  I remember living just a half a block away from school, so it never occurred to me that asthma would affect my life.

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