Tributes and Thank You’s

A Trek for my Grandmother, By Harpreet Dhatt

A Trek for my Grandmother, By Harpreet Dhatt

On Christmas Eve 2013, pulmonary fibrosis took away the most important person in my life. My grandmother, Surjit Kaur, was my best friend; she gave me unconditional love and support. […]
My Dad, by Chloe Ham

My Dad, by Chloe Ham

Clive Ham, my dad, was 56 when he was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. We never imagined that within 4 years of being diagnosed my dad would lose his fight […]
My Amazing Father, David John de Warrenne

My Amazing Father, David John de Warrenne

We recently lost my Dad, David John de Warrenne, to an awful disease called Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, and pneumonia. Dad was such a lovely and truly wonderful man loved by […]
A Tribute to Beryl Wakeman

A Tribute to Beryl Wakeman

Beryl Wakeman 12.04.1936 to 10.01.2014  My Mom was diagnosed with bronchiectasis in July 2013, she had been ill for a long time, but was very strong willed.  In July, we […]
The Back-Room Team

The Back-Room Team

This was tweeted on the 16th September by Breathing Matters (@BreathingMatter): ”Imagine not being able to breathe and imagine having no cure! Help us find a cure for #IPF #Pulmonaryfibrosis http://t.co/B1AqJTAVkm“ 140 […]
My Father, by Manjiry Tamhane,

My Father, by Manjiry Tamhane,

My Father  – By Manjiry Tamhane, Patron of Breathing Matters My father was the life and soul of any party. He was laid back, carefree, open-minded and adventurous. He loved […]
Having a Lung Transplant

Having a Lung Transplant

By John Beverton  My GP changed my life by recognising early that I was not well and referred me to my consultant at UCLH. I can clearly recall being told […]
Richard Sainsbury: The Story Behind the Charity Single, Happier Times

Richard Sainsbury: The Story Behind the Charity Single, Happier Times

By Sasquatch Bob I didn’t know my girlfriend’s father, Richard Sainsbury, that long really, just a little over three years in fact. I knew him long enough to be deeply impressed and inspired […]
A Tribute to Clara Saunders

A Tribute to Clara Saunders

By Denise James Our story starts February 1994. Our wonderful father, Robert Burns, 57 years, was a gentle man who just adored his family. We are a close family; my […]
A Tribute to Nesta Wade

A Tribute to Nesta Wade

My mum was a hard working loveable and caring person

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