Archives : Aug-2013

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Aug

Erin
Erin

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly.” After years of unexplained illness, I was diagnosed with a primary immunodeficiency, a genetic disorder that prohibits my body from producing normal defense mechanisms and has caused READ MORE

21

Aug

Kathy
Kathy

As I got older, I found myself struggling with more and more CF-related health issues. From lengthy hospital stays to being on oxygen 24/7 to having to leave my job and go on disability – my whole world seems to READ MORE

07

Aug

Alison
Alison

“Strength does not come from a physical capacity; it comes from an indomitable will.” Ghandi I was born with cystic fibrosis, but blessed with athleticism and was constantly running, jumping, and cartwheeling around my home. I was not hospitalized until READ MORE

07

Aug

Frank

“Don’t aspire to make a living. Aspire to make a difference.” To this day, I am amazed by the strength of my daughter while she was losing her battle to cystic fibrosis. Before she left us, Sharon called us – READ MORE

07

Aug

Frank
Frank

My first two children were born with cystic fibrosis – and I was scared. How could I be a father, a provider, and a loving husband with the possibility of my children’s deaths knocking on my door? Hope came to READ MORE

07

Aug

Mark
Mark

In 2008, I was in a serious motorcycle accident that was supposed to leave me extremely disabled. Instead of crawling into a pit of despair, I decided that doctors would not dictate my future. I joined a gym, lost a READ MORE

05

Aug

Maria
Maria

“A clear conscience makes for a soft pillow.” For several years, my husband and I tried to have another baby, and experienced many disappointments during that time. With every disappointment came the urge to give up, to forget about our READ MORE