Tagged With "Athletes"

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3 Athletes #TackleAsthma to Help AAFA

AAFA Community Services ·
Asthma feels like an anaconda wrapping around your chest. Every breath hurts and panic sets in. – Kathy, Community Director for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), training for a half century (50-mile) bike ride These words used to describe the experience with asthma paint a vivid picture. Despite these moments gasping for air and waiting for the next breath, there are those who conquer great physical challenges. Here are three of their stories. Kathy Przywara, Community...
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Re: Successes and Setbacks for Kathy P as She Trains to #TackleAsthma

K8sMom2002 ·
Kathy P, ... You can do it!
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Re: Successes and Setbacks for Kathy P as She Trains to #TackleAsthma

Kathy P ·
Thanks @AS ! I'm definitely learning how to read my body better. There are subtle signs I was not realizing. That should hopefully allow me respond to asthma episodes before they become severe.
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Re: Successes and Setbacks for Kathy P as She Trains to #TackleAsthma

AS ·
Wow! Way to go Kathy P!!! I know exactly how you feel - not knowing when it will flare and being unable to predict!!! But way to persevere!!!!!
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High School Athlete Doesn’t Let Asthma Stop Her

AAFA Community Services ·
Reilly Price takes both high school and community college classes. She is working on a senior research project. She serves as captain of her cross-country team, and dances for a pre-professional ballet company. She participates in student government and other campus clubs. On top of all this, Reilly also found time to raise money to help support Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America (AAFA).
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Re: High School Athlete Doesn’t Let Asthma Stop Her

K8sMom2002 ·
I love this! Way to go, Reilly!
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Successes and Setbacks for Kathy P as She Trains to #TackleAsthma

Kathy P ·
The past month has been filled with many personal breakthroughs and self-revelations. At times, I’ve made great progress and other times, asthma has stopped me in my tracks.
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