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What a strange position

Today i was daft enough to be cycling uphill without remembering my salbutamol, luckily i saw someone i knew en route and they had thiers, i took 2 puffs and they carried on, however my wheeze and cough has not subsided and theres a bus ride to Redditch, then a down hill ride home to go before getting some meds.

how do i get out of this one?

sorry to be a moan, but ive been feeling like this all day and tried various different relaxation techniques to calm it but nothing has helped. plus i dont really fancy visiting a costa as the acute attack has been calmed and i'm just having the threatening after effects.

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just emailed other half, he has doctors at 4.50pm and i get back to Redditch at 5.00, ive asked him to meet me there with a reliever, should make riding home a little more comfortable.

thats if it works this time

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Hi Wendy

Hope you got home ok and hope the ventolin has worked it's magic!!! Don't forget the ventolin next time you go cycling though!!

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thanks :)

it worked temparaily, still working off the after effects lol, theres a valuble lesson to be learned here...

before you leave the house, check, double check and in some cases triple check.

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Hi Wendy,

Why not check out this web site and get a PuffaPouch so that you have your inhaler on a cord round your neck or even clipped to the bike!

They are great and available in Nice funky colours - I have a blue one and a pink one. The company also donate some of the cost to AUK!

puffapouch.com/

Take care

Love

Kate

XXX

PS I have been banned from riding my bike - ended up in A&E too many times!

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Kate

I've just been onto that puffapouch site - what a fab idea! I've just ordered a pink one to start with!

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