Monthly Archives: January 2016

My Take on Mornings

My understanding, from what I have read, is that many CFers feel the mornings are the worst time of the day for them. In my experience, from a physical standpoint, it is probably the toughest time of the day. By 6 or … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Encouragement and Steelers Country

We are thankful this week for: Emily-I heard from the research coordinator at my clinic this morning regarding this. The application (which involves a TON of paperwork on their end) for the compassionate use of inhaled mannitol for me has been … Continue reading

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It’s been 7 weeks since I started the HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Program. I said I would re-evaluate 6 weeks into it. You can see the exercise program I originally posted 7 weeks ago HERE. I’ve been doing this … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Auntie Birthday and Sales Results

We give thanks with a grateful heart for: Emily-I’m thankful that my Auntie Carol celebrated another birthday this week. God has blessed me with an amazing aunt who loves the Lord. We’ve always shared a special relationship and I’m so thankful … Continue reading

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Fear Not

I haven’t been one to make resolutions in years past but I do appreciate the hope a new year brings. Over the past few months, I’ve had a few friends share the idea of choosing a focus word for the year 2016. The … Continue reading

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3 Exercises to Promote Good Posture

A balanced shoulder workout promotes good posture. Years of chronic cough has given me a tendency to hunch forward. In this video, I demonstrate 3 exercises that have helped to improve my shoulder alignment. I hope you find these beneficial … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: New Small Group Study & Brothers

Emily-I’m thankful for a new perspective on a bible story that I’ve known about since I was a little girl. We are reading The Prodigal God in our study group and already in the first session, I’m learning new things about the parable of … Continue reading

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Daily Sinus Rinse: It’s Not Pretty But It Does the Job

Because CF affects the sinuses……. I’m sure I’m not alone in doing daily sinus rinses. I’ve been doing 1-2 sinus rinses daily for years and I’ve always used the isotonic solution 0.9%packets that I pick up at the store. I … Continue reading

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Showing Up Counts

After fighting a nasty virus in November, I am so thankful for the health that I experienced during the Christmas season. Enough health to be able to sing with the choir, enjoy time with family, shop and decorate, bake a little and soak in … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Dogs and Winter Hats

This week brought lots of blessings: Emily-I’m thankful for a great doctor who is always available when I have health concerns. Thank God for excellent healthcare! I’m thankful for some winter hikes in the woods recently with the dogs. My mom even practiced her snowboarding … Continue reading

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