Monthly Archives: September 2015

Workout Wednesday: Boot Camp

Walking lunges uphillFor 6 weeks this fall, Jim is teaching a boot camp class at our local gym out on the track and field. It lasts an hour and it’s very challenging. Jim sets up a bunch of different obstacles. … Continue reading

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Finish line in sight!

This week was a blessing in many ways. Two weeks ago, I was disappointed with the decision I had to make to lug my O2 tank with me for runs but after 2 weeks of running with it, I am … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Prayer and appreciation

Even during the most challenging times in life, we have much to be thankful for. Emily: I’m thankful for prayer time. When it comes to my prayer life, I tend to be a little ADD. I get distracted easily. A … Continue reading

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Afflovest

Every CFer has their own preference when it comes to airway clearance. We’ve got to cough out the thick secretions that sit in our lungs. I’ve always been the most productive with manual chest physical therapy; however, manual is not … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Warm water and new friends

 “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”   -Thessalonians 5:16-18 Emily-I haven’t been feeling that great these past couple of weeks but I am thankful for options. There … Continue reading

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Health Update

I had a CF clinic appointment 2 weeks ago. A lot of things are checked and monitored at these appointments but for us CFers, pulmonary function tests or PFTs are THE TEST. My lung function was the same as it … Continue reading

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Running Update

So….my 10 week running goal has been modified. I had a rough week last week. My Wednesday run just didn’t feel right. It was only 1.5 miles but it was very difficult and my O2 sats were not good. I … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Family love and Steelers Love

We are thankful for many things this week: Emily: I am thankful that I can freely worship a God who loves me. Our church meets in a public school right now and I think that’s so cool. I’m thankful for … Continue reading

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Finished week 7!

I ran 4 miles this week on Friday with no O2!! PTL!  7 weeks ago, I had not run at all without supplemental O2 since before last November. It’s a freeing feeling to not have my tank with me. It … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Toys and Treatments

Thankful thursday: We always have things to be thankful for. Emily-It’s September and we can still swim outside in our pool. School has officially started but it still feels like summer:) I’m soaking up the sun as long as this … Continue reading

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