Kerri MacKay

About Kerri MacKay

Kerri MacKay is a blogger, coach, quantified self-er, and ePatient. A former gym class hater, she now holds a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education. Diagnosed with asthma in 2008 when she was 16, Kerri believes she is not defined by her diagnoses, but rather that they help explain her. Kerri writes for work and fun (often simultaneously!) on topics including asthma, ADHD, learning issues, patient engagement, and technology. Airplanes, t-shirts and cupcakes are among her favorite things. Connect with Kerri via Twitter at @KerriYWG, and at

By Kerri MacKay - January 29, 2018
Before my doctor appointments, I most often make lists of items I’d like to cover during my office visit. For my biannual appointment with Dr. Smartypants, AKA my respirologist (Canadian for pulmonologist),... READ MORE

By Kerri MacKay - January 12, 2018
I regularly iMessage with Kat and Dia, often about topic ideas for Asthma.Net writing—some recent posts borne of these discussions include ones on “‘medicinal’ Doritos” and Kat writing an atopy Q&A post... READ MORE

By Kerri MacKay - October 31, 2017
As I went for a walk on Halloween (to go buy glow sticks for inside my pumpkin, of course), I reflexively reached down to my hoodie pocket under my jacket—there’s snow on... READ MORE