My brother's name is Christian. (Although we are twins I was approximately 30 minutes older, according to my mom.)
Christian has severe asthma and rarely can go outside to play during nutrition. (I also have asthma but it is moderate). If Christian goes outside for proximately 5 minutes he starts wheezing like crazy, and gasps. He then takes his puffer or inhaler. I feel really bad when he is touching his chest in pain, taking 5 breaths of his inhaler and then taking his pills.
On the day of our first day of school, his
asthma got really bad. We had started going to a new school and we forgot to bring the
note saying that he had severe asthma and I had moderate asthma. As a
result, we had to run during P. E., instead of just sitting down on the bench.
Christian and I started to both run. After approximately 5
Ten minutes past and we finished running 3/4 of a mile. I noticed that he was turning his hands into a fist. I could tell he could not run anymore and was struggling to run (having pains in his chest).
By then, I was starting to wheeze. I took two deep breaths of my
inhaler. While I was taking my inhaler, Christian kept on running, I tried
to stop him but my wheezing got out of control and I could not breathe or
Christian was way ahead of me and started running his 5th lap. I
was thinking to myself why is he not stopping. I finally caught up with
him. He was crying and gasping for even the slightest air he could take into his lungs. While he was crying, he told me that he could "NOT BREATHE
I had to do something so I ran to the coach approximately half a
mile away. By the time I got there, I could barely breathe. I took 5 puffs of
my inhaler. I told the coach that my brother had severe asthma and that if
According to the coach, the ambulance and my parents came just in
time to get me to the hospital. After a few days, I noticed I couldn't
breathe again, when I realized my brother's head was on my chest, crushing
my lungs. I started laughing and gasping. I realized that my brother's
A few days after, fully recovered, I woke up on the hospital bed when the doctor told me that if it wasn't for me, my brother would have been dead. That was a relief.
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