Monthly Archives: June 2015

Overnight low blood sugar

It doesn’t happen often but when it does, it’s scary. At 1 am, I woke up all sweaty and shaky. Feeling so hungry, I could eat a horse. I immediately knew I was having a low blood sugar. All I … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Good Friends and Good Coffee

Emily-I’m thankful for amazing friends. There are some friends in life that are just good for your soul. I’m so grateful when I get to see these girls. They came to the house for a pool party today with all … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday Challenge: Shoulders and biceps

Hi guys! We’re coming to you from our backyard today! Here are a couple of basic shoulder and bicep exercises to try. Purchasing a set of hand weights is a great investment. If you’re new to weight training, I would … Continue reading

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Antibiotics to the rescue

I’ve been feeling rundown the last 2 weeks. More congestion and less energy. My CF doctor is really quick to respond when I reach out to him so I sent him an email explaining what was going on. He wrote … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

It’s Thursday and a great day to remember some of the things we are thankful for. Emily-I’m thankful for a hardworking husband. He works 2 jobs and helps me everyday with treatments and house/yark work. He never complains and somehow … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday Core Challenge

We CFers tend to be professional coughers and so we are constantly using our ab muscles but that doesn’t mean that we don’t need to do additional exercises to strengthen our core muscles. Check out these three core exercises. I … Continue reading

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Orkambi!

I am really excited for double deltas! On July 5th, the FDA is expected to make a final decision about the approval of this new drug Orkambi. If approved, this drug will treat the root cause of cystic fibrosis in … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday

Emily- I’m thankful for my gifted dad. He plays the piano really well and I asked him to make a recording for me so that our choir could listen to it and learn their music. He didn’t even need to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Workout Challenge

Hey guys! We can all benefit from strengthening our back but especially us CFers. I cough all day long so consistently working my back muscles helps with my posture. These exercises do require a set of dumbbells but this is … Continue reading

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Update

Here I go again. I had a follow up CF appointment on May 5th. We discussed many things. I’m stable, that’s a praise. However, I’m not back to where I was this past fall. My FEV1 as of May 5th … Continue reading

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