Annie’s Story

Annie’s Story

Annie's Story I wish there was something more we could have done, but there simply wasn’t. Jane* died despite everything we did. It’s hard to imagine that a lovely spring afternoon at the football could…
Riley’s story

Riley’s story

Riley's story Fighting for your next breath is terrifying. For six-year-old Riley, the flare-ups would come without warning. The wheezing would become a barking cough leaving him breathless and gasping for air. He would barely…
Jean Jack’s story

Jean Jack’s story

Jean Jack's story Hi, my name is Jean Jack, and I want to tell you what it’s like to have asthma. Mum says I had a runny nose and sneezed a lot when I was…
Meaghan’s story

Meaghan’s story

Meaghan's story “I did not know that I didn’t have to suffer like this forever. And I didn’t realise how much my asthma was limiting me.” For years, Meaghan had become familiar with the hospital’s…
Millie’s story

Millie’s story

Millie's story "Millie was exhausted, just from trying to breathe. She could barely lift her little head off my chest.” Like many parents, Emma didn’t know how serious asthma could be. But the first time…
Milana’s story

Milana’s story

Milana's story Milana is an active, bubbly six year old who has had respiratory issues her whole life. Born early, Milana’s parents Karin and Adam were warned she could have lung problems as she grew…
Sara’s story

Sara’s story

Sara's story "The nightly attacks had left me exhausted and desperate" "My name is Sara. Asthma WA helped me more than I could possibly express. I wish I had known of them when I was…
Ruby’s story

Ruby’s story

Ruby's story “I’m going to play netball for the Australian Diamonds or if that doesn’t work out, in the Women’s AFL!” Ruby is just nine years old with big dreams for her future. But Ruby’s…