Asthma, pacing and overcoming fatigue

3) If we don’t pace what happens?

Words you might use: Words healthcare professionals use:
  • I am exhausted.
  • Get really breathless.
  • Not worth anything later in the day.
  • I panic… Get worried about how breathless I am.
  • Fed up and frustrated.
  • Irritable.
  • I stay away from / stop trying to do the thing that makes me breathless.
  • Fatigue.
  • Increased breathlessness.
  • Fatigue.
  • Anxiety / panic / stress / worry.
  • Impacts on mood, motivation and interests.
  • Disrupts daily plans and routines.