Happy Wheezer

A term of art referring to a child who has lived with asthma so long that using nebulisers, and occasionally oxygen, is part of their lives and they function as would any other well-adjusted child
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We call her the happy wheezer and considering what she has been through, she is so happy.
He had bronchiolitis as a baby and that may have affected him, the doctors called him a happy wheezer.