Category Archives : INSPIRE

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Apr

Haylee R.
Haylee R.

I believe in my disability. My disability is not a chromosomal defect or a learning curve. My disability is not one that renders me immobile and in need of a wheelchair. My disability is breath taking. Everyday my lungs fill READ MORE

19

May

Anthony R.
Anthony R.

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan I was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at just a few days old. I have a very mild case and take very good READ MORE

19

May

Jon
Jon

I was never athletically gifted – so I had to work hard for every ability I have today. I started pole vault my freshman year, and eventually had a personal best of 8 feet. As my freshman year came to READ MORE

06

May

Dryden
Dryden

“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.” – Tecumseh I was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis when I was three days old. Growing up in a small Texas town lead me to start playing READ MORE

01

Apr

JD
JD

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” The biggest challenge I face on a daily basis is cystic fibrosis – but I refuse to let it stop me 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

06

Jun

Ignasi
Ignasi

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” African proverb I live in Spain – and my goal is to encourage others with CF to exercise daily to protect and promote their health. After dealing with IV treatments for years, I READ MORE

06

Jun

Macaela
Macaela

I am eighteen. I have cystic fibrosis. And I am going to college to achieve my goals. While CF has given me an extra set of obstacles to overcome, it has taught me to work harder and to never give READ MORE

08

May

Owen
Owen

Always be an inspiration, because without inspiration, no one would be where they are today. Conquer your shortcomings and stay strong! I was not diagnosed with CF until I was 14 and, by that time, I was already involved in READ MORE