As a follow up to the Honey Lungs video, I thought it would be nice to give a brief history of the techniques and devices I’ve used for airway clearance. Unfortunately, even a brief history of airway clearance can run long, so I broke the video up into four parts. Now you can enjoy me forcing the mucus out of my lungs on a schedule that works for you!
I love infomercials. They’re not trying to sneak an ad past you with a catchy song or a funny talking animal. They are unabashedly trying to sell you something using good ol’ fashioned hucksterism. Ronco has consistently produced my favorite infomercials for much of my life. I’ve never actually tried one of their products, but I watch the advertisements religiously. So, to make myself laugh, I mashed up the pasta maker infomercial with footage of a televangelist. It worked.
I call this a “review” but its really just me shoving a motorized neti pot up my nose. This round of sinus rinse is pretty clean, but the first time I used it I’m pretty sure it moved snots from 1993. If you have stubborn sinus tenants, this is just the thing to move them along.
It took me a really long time to come up with an appropriate analogy for what it’s like to have Cystic Fibrosis. I thought it might be nice to explain why I will run from cigarettes and keep a 10 foot radius between any sick person and myself. It’s not because I’m a snob or a germaphobe, but because by lungs are filled with Junior Bear Honey Flavored Syrup (available at your local Dollar Tree).