I have been in hospital for just over a week but am home now. About 3 weeks ago, I woke up with great pains in my chest and I thought I was having a heart attack. The doctor quickly decided it wasn't my heart but probably an infection of the lung. As well as a cupboard full of tablets he sent me for an x-ray. At lunch time on the Tuesday after Easter I had a phone call from the doctor to say that I needed to go into hospital ASAP. The x-ray had revealed that there was an air pocket between my lung and rib and it was crushing my lung. They inserted a tube into my chest to let the air out and I had to walk around with a bucket attached to my chest. I feel a lot better now but have to take things easy for a little while.