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really bad attck here
And the first thing you do is turn to this place?
Darwin at work.
you think i can phone anyone like this?
first thing he did was tell me on msn.
Asthma isn't to be taken lightly... but don't panic, of course.. oh you know what I mean.
not actually having an attack anymore, just cant breathe properly
I've gone through a bit of that recently with major shortness of breath etc but am told it's anxiety etc so can't imagine what it's like to have it as an 'issue' all the time...
Stay cool, Daddio.
Sorry dude, I can't help. Hope you're alright soon.
this country is ridiculous.
after a while the attack dies down, but i still cant breathe properly. i just need a couple of puffs of ventolin and i'll be fine
so i ring nhs direct (who list a nonexistant phone number on their website http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/contact/ - 0845 46 47. i had to guess the "48" on the end that makes it work) to find out the best way of getting some ventolin.
they suggest sending out an ambulance
i say that that seems a bit extreme, but if thats what they do, fine
i wait a short while for the ambulance, they get here and they offer to take me to the hospital, but tell me i'll be at the back of the queue if i do.then they just tell me of 3 pharmacies in london that will be open at this time and tell me to go to them.
ie, the ambulance came out just to tell me what the phone service should have
now im off to marble arch to buy an inhaler (y)
if only i lived in south london. haven't had an attack in years, but they're horrible, used to have to spend full nights at hospital on nebulisers, ugh.
help line should have.
That's fucking ridiculous. Those workers are stretched enough as it is.
When you feel well enough you should write a letter of complaint to them. SHOW THEM THIS THREAD.
went to marble arch
paid £9.50 for an inhaler
on the way txtd my dad telling him what was going on and that i was fine
he got home before me and the ambulance was still hanbing around for some reason, he went up to the driver and made a joke along the lines of "i hope youre not here for my idiot son" to which the guy basically said "yes"
so when i get home my dad's furious at me for not calling him, despite him being out at the theatre, and despite me being in no real danger at any point, and despite me just fucking txting him.
stupid fucking cunt. i know "hes just worried about me" and stuff, but why the fuck take it out on me when im really not in thye best way and i made a perfectly decent attempt to save him the worry?