Monday morning, 4.45am, eyes open, wide awake. Rather than ask myself why, I wondered instead, what to do. When the answer came, it was to write. And so I did. The piece, which I had wanted to write the evening before, but was too tired to even try, came freely and easily- a rare, welcome occurrence.
My name is John Cummings, I was conceived in 1966 in California. I’ve had a decent life up to this point yet have had a couple wellbeing issues along the way. I chose to take to blogging to impart my encounters to other individuals with the expectation that it can help other people with comparable…
The average person has about 500 million alveoli, microscopic sacs in the lungs where gas is exchanged in the body. In this location, oxygen moves into the blood to be used by our physical organs, and carbon dioxide transfers into the lungs to be breathed out. Chronic lung diseases such…
I have some friends that ended up with COPD.
I got lucky, so far. I started smoking at 8 years old.
Quit a few times for a year or more each time.
Still smoke today. I got lucky.
I can remember the days when those friends of mine would smoke together.
It was part of the daily lifestyle for anyone in the 70's.