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I wish I felt a little better. Discouraged.

MAC & Bronchiectasis | Last Active: Aug 18, 2020 | Replies (26)

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Very good advice about wearing a mask when working near soil and wood chips.

I wonder if this would apply to walking on dirt/gravel paths or those that have been covered with mulch, especially when dry? And on a windy day to add to dust stirred up by walking?

I usually walk behind my husband and our (big) dog if we’re on a narrow path so that I don’t risk tripping over the dog’s leash as she’s exploring. That’s probably the worst place to walk!

I’m guessing this is also a place where I should wear a mask?

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Thanks for posting about working in soil and mulch. My doctors know that I get through the tiredness by working in the yard but have not said anything about the dangers. I should be finished in two more months. My eyes and hearing have been affected. Will this get better once I am off the med?. I feel sorry for the ones just starting but you will get through the rough times. Just hang in there and keeping reading the posts and voicing your problems. This group has gotten me through the last Thanks to everyone for your comments and help.

Masking up never hurts! The less debris we inhale the better as our lungs are not good at self cleaning due to bronchiectasis.