Monthly Archives: March 2016

Thankful Thursday: Miracles and Easter

Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.       1Thessalonians 5:18 Emily-I’m very thankful that I heard from the research coordinator at my clinic and I will be starting … Continue reading

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Integrity: What You Do When No One is Watching

It’s Wednesday morning and I just finished my interval workout at home for today and guess what? It didn’t feel so great. Breathing was very labored, I was pretty sore all over and I couldn’t wait for each high intensity … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Easter

Whatever our week brings, we have a lot to be thankful for. Some things that come to mind this week are: Emily-I’m thankful for a merciful God and a trustworthy Savior. This Easter Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus … Continue reading

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My Steam Sterilizer

If you have cystic fibrosis, asthma, or lung disease, then you’re probably familiar with nebulizers. Depending on the month, I nebulize medications up to 7 times each day. It’s important to keep the nebulizer cups I use clean. I soak … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Chowda and Meal Prep

We can always find a reason to give thanks. This week some of the things that come to mind are: Emily-Jim took a vacation day yesterday. Yay!! He’s been working a lot lately and I’m so thankful he could take … Continue reading

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Chronic Illness: Beating Isolation and Staying Motivated

Nearly 1 in 2 Americans (133 million people) live with a chronic illness. Sixty percent of these people are between the ages of 18 and 64. Ninety-six percent of chronic conditions are invisible. I was very surprised at how high this … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: Energy and Optimism

It’s been a great week and we have much to be thankful for…… Emily-I am so excited about the weather we are having this week. It was in the 70’s yesterday and I was thankful to be able to enjoy time … Continue reading

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Trip to Cleveland Clinic

At the recommendation of my cystic fibrosis clinic in Boston, I began the process of being evaluated for a double lung transplant on February 22nd. After looking into a few different transplant programs in the country, we decided to be … Continue reading

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Healing For a Day

I experienced 24 hours of physical healing on July 3rd, 2015. I can’t explain how or why. I hadn’t done anything out of the ordinary in the days leading up to this day, no new or different medications. It should … Continue reading

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Thankful Catchup

We have a lot of thankfulness to catch up on. There is so much to be thankful for over the last few weeks. Emily-I am very thankful for an encouraging trip to Cleveland Clinic, which I am going to post … Continue reading

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