Traveling with LAM

Living with LAM: Sarah

I mention it often here – I have a fatal, incurable lung disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). Traveling has helped me and Justin cope with having this disease and the uncertainty it brings. While we try to build tips about traveling with a chronic illness and accessibility information about destinations into our posts, I haven’t actually […]

Being an athlete with LAM

Living with LAM: Melissa

It took crossing the finish line of my first marathon for me to consider myself an athlete. Although I enjoyed athletic activities throughout my life – softball, volleyball, track and field, swimming, hiking, skiing – it wasn’t until I took up running as an adult that I identified as an athlete. I became increasingly interested […]

Being a godparent with LAM

Living with LAM: Catrin

My name is Catrin. I’m 45 years old, married, and live in Germany close to the Black Forest. Right after my 30th birthday I had my first pneumothorax (lung collapse), but was healthy ever since. Then my life started changing every five years. It took five years and several pneumothoraces to get a diagnosis. So when I turned 35 […]

Fun at Fenix Food Factory in Rotterdam

Fenix Food Factory, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The Rotterdam Market Hall (Markthal) is the number one tourist attraction in this city we’re currently calling home. And we absolutely love it (and find ourselves there several times a week). But there’s another food hall in Rotterdam and it’s most definitely worth a trip across the Nieuwe Maas River. Fenix Food Factory is like the […]

To market to market (in Rotterdam)

Rotterdam market, the Netherlands

Of all the unique things to do in Rotterdam, our favorite is rather ordinary: shopping at the outdoor market. Every Tuesday and Saturday, one of the biggest street markets in Europe (with 400 stalls!) opens in the center of the city. This market on Binnenrotte has so many different things on offer: the freshest fruit and […]