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Climb for a Cure Finish Line

My sister, Olivia, and I took on a fitness challenge in January of 2016 to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We called it our climb for a cure. Our goal was to each climb at least 300 flights of stairs … Continue reading

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I Think I’m Ready

I’ve been thinking about transplant a lot lately. Five years ago, if you asked me if I’d need a lung transplant, I’d probably say “no”, or maybe “I hope it doesn’t get to that point.” Even as recent as 2014, it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Happy to be Taking Bronchitol

Last Tuesday morning, Jim and I got up at 3:30am to start our morning treatment routine so that we could leave our house before 6am to make it to the hospital for 7:30am. It took 5 months of praying, trusting and … 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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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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