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Kerri MacKay

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

The Unexpected

Trigger warning: Fictional accounts of death, near-fatal asthma, death from asthma, child loss. Death is one of those unfortunate side-effects

avoiding asthma triggers

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Living with asthma, we often find ourselves in situations where we’re faced with a decision: when suddenly or unexpectedly exposed