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Every Breath You Take by Equinox Chick

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Summary: Breathing. It’s easy, isn’t it?
In. Out. In. Out.
Inhale.
Exhale.
Easy.
Natural.

But what if it’s not easy? What if your body struggles for breath? What happens if you cannot get enough oxygen into your lungs? What happens if your lungs contract so tightly that you’re forced to use all your strength simply to breathe?

And how on earth do a wizarding family cope with a Muggle condition that could kill?

This is Lily Luna Potter's story of living with asthma.

I am Equinox Chick of Hufflepuff and this is my entry for the Written World Challenge, Spring Term 2009. It has been written to garner support for Asthma UK.

I do not own any of these characters - they all belong to JK Rowling.

FACT: Asthma can kill.
Ratings: 3rd-5th Years [ - ]
Category: Post-Hogwarts
Characters: None
Warnings: Mild Profanity
Challenge:
Serie: None
Chapters: 2 Completed?: No
Wordcount: 6265 Viewcount: 5164
Published on: 04/11/09 Updated On: 04/17/09



Story Notes: There are more that 5.4 million asthma sufferers in the United Kingdom alone. 1.1 million of them are children.

1500 people die of asthma in the UK every year.
40 of the dead are children.
90% of these deaths are preventable.

Asthma UK are an organisation promoting awareness, research and treatment for asthma sufferers and their carers. Their Asthma Camps provide enormous support for children as they learn how to manage their condition.


1. Chapter 1 - It's a Girl! by Equinox Chick [ - ] (3008 words)
Thanks to Alyssa (harry4life) for beta'ing this. Thanks also to Molly (OliveOil_Med) and Pooja (Ginny Weasley Potter) for their extremely helpful comments in my thread.
2. Chapter 2 Muggle Wisdom by Equinox Chick [ - ] (3257 words)
Thank you to Alyssa (Harry4lif) for beta'ing this for me. Thank you also to all the doctors and nurses who have helped my daughter.