Personal Narrative: My Child With Asthma

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As a child, I visited hospitals and doctors’ offices more frequently than many other children my age. I was diagnosed with asthma when I was two years old. Because of my diagnosis, I was often short of breath and required breathing treatments that were administered at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. As I started to grow, my asthma began to fade, and I was not affected by its symptoms on a daily basis. I started to become an active child participating in soccer, swimming, dance, gymnastics, and basketball. Consequently, my new dynamic lifestyle lead to injuries that included five broken arms, pulled muscles and ligaments, and a few broken toes.
Needless to say, I can remember numerous hours spent at hospitals and doctors’ offices waiting my