21 Problems Only People With Asthma Will Understand

“It ain’t easy bein’ wheezy.”

1. After everyone read Lord of the Flies, EVERYONE started saying “sucks to your assmar” to you.

Columbia Pictures / Via quickmeme.com

If I hear that one more time…

ID: 3636641

2. High altitudes are your worst enemy.

ID: 3636686

3. People have called you “Lil Wheezy” or “Puff Daddy.”

Gee, thanks…

ID: 3636851

4. You will always lose competitions where people hold their breaths.

ID: 3636773

5. it’s strongly advised that you not go on scary rides or enjoy Halloween.

ID: 3637162

6. You’re embarrassed to run with people, because someone will always ask if you need a break.

New Line Cinema / Via runningoffthereeses.com
ID: 3636718

7. You can’t look at birthday candles the same way again after the nearly impossible spirometer test for asthma.

ID: 3636732

8. For Halloween, people ask you for your inhaler if they’re playing a “nerdy” character.

LOGO / Via jamspreader.com


ID: 3636735

9. You’ve had an asthma attack in front of a group of at least 10 people.

ID: 3636737

10. You’ve got to GTFO anytime you stroll into a smoky bar.

Universal Pictures / Via afrenzyoffollies.blogspot.com
ID: 3636760

11. When you think of how many people you’ve made out with, your inhaler might as well count.

ID: 3636896

12. Asthma attacks have just randomly occurred for no reason at the worst times.

Universal Pictures / Via eatsleepbethyl.tumblr.com
ID: 3636768

13. When said asthma attack occurs, no one knows what to do.

“Just calm down and breathe.” NO PROBLEM.

ID: 3636839

14. Nebulizers have forced you to sit and ponder life many a time.

ID: 3636871

15. Friends have asked you if asthma’s really a thing.

ID: 3636916

16. You’ve learned not to get too excited about things.

ID: 3636975

17. You know every inhaler on the market.

Albuterol, Advair, Symbicort…

ID: 3637480

18. Everytime you hear “No Air,” you’re reminded of your breathing problem.

So like… everyday?

ID: 3637520

19. This.

Finally, thanks to John Green, I have found the one sentence which encompasses my entire life. @AsthmaProblems

— Tessa Blair (@asthmatictessa)
ID: 3637583

20. Humidity is a bitch.

Thanks for making the air EVEN THICKER.

ID: 3637555

21. There are certain days where YOU SHOULDN’T EVEN GO OUTSIDE.

Air Quality Warning until 5PM today. Sensitive groups (like those with asthma) should limit outdoor exposure.

— Fox 4 Weather (@Fox4Weather)
ID: 3637084

But, although it’s a nightmare and horribly frustrating…

ID: 3637613

There’s no greater bond than that between a couple asthmatics.

ID: 3637638

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

  Your Reaction?


    Hot Buzz

    31 Reasons Potatoes Are The Best Thing At Thanksgiving


    17 Mind-Blowingly Delicious Noodles To Try In NYC


    Now Buzzing