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I needed to quit my visual art high school teaching job of 33 years due to my Bronchiectasis. I would frequently have bronchospasm, coughing for several minutes with difficulty breathing, sweats while trying to teach 5 classes per day of 40 students per class. The physical difficulties of lifting, bending over, talking all day were just too much. My fatigue also lead to many exacerbations of infection, antibiotics, and a PIC line in my arm while I taught school for 3 weeks. I needed to quit. Now, I am on the second phase of applying for disability with an appointed attorney. Has anyone else done this? I appreciate any advice. Kel
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