Rosanne Matzek replied to the topic Why the Word 'Rest' Triggers Me in the forum Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis: 50+ 8 months ago
What really bothers me is when friends and family make decisions on what I can and cannot do. I get excluded from social activities because they think it will be too difficult for me. Do they really think it is better that I am isolated at home? With my oxygen I can still do most activities. I’ll stop to rest if needed. Please don’t make me mo…[Read more]
Rosanne Matzek replied to the topic Shameless Plug: New IPF/ILD Book! in the forum Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness & Advocacy 1 year, 4 months ago
The book has shipped and I am anxiously waiting for it to arrive. Thank you and the other coauthors for the labor of love! It will surely benifet our group.
Rosanne Matzek replied to the topic Shortness of breath and supplemental O2 in the forum Join the Discussion: Welcome to all PF/IPF Patients 2 years, 3 months ago
I just wanted to give you a verbal hug. I too was a mountain hiker just two years ago and now can barely walk up stairs. Hiking has been one of the hardest things to give up. My husband and I live on a farm also and I still walk the fields weather permitting but with the rolling hills we have that may not last long either. I least we…[Read more]
Rosanne Matzek became a registered member 2 years, 5 months ago
Hello Rosanne, we are delighted to have you as a member of the pf forum. Welcome!