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May

As you all know, May is CF Awareness Month. There have been a lot of Facebook posts and talk about how awful CF is, and it is awful. You won’t get any argument from me on that. However, today, I READ MORE

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May

  In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and her companions faced a dangerous journey down the yellow brick road… just as people with cystic fibrosis face obstacles every single day. Instead of lions, and tigers, and bears, (oh my!), we deal READ MORE

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Apr

Dealing with Death

Death. Not exactly a topic to liven up a dinner party. But, people with cystic fibrosis face it and learn to deal with it at an early age. You know, I’d go in the hospital as a kid and get READ MORE

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Apr

A Letter to my Donor

Six years ago, on April 18, 2012 I received the ultimate gift – a healthy set of lungs.     This is my transplant story and finally, an open letter to my donor Chris who gave me a second chance at READ MORE

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Apr

Dealing with an injury or illness where you are somewhat tied down and forced to rest gives you a lot of time to  THINK . . . THINK . . . and then THINK some more . . .   READ MORE

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Apr

GO TEAM BOOMER

  Running and Track & Field have always been a huge part of my life, despite having breathing issues due to my cystic fibrosis (CF). So, when I first started volunteering at the Boomer Esiason Foundation I wanted to share READ MORE

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Mar

You Cannot Fail

  Three simple words define my life motto: You Cannot Fail. Thirteen letters that keep me going despite cystic fibrosis, a lung transplant, two partial knee replacements and other obstacles I’ve faced in my 61 years.   I was reared READ MORE

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Mar

Bouncin’ Back

Well, here I sit, staring at four walls, unable to ride my bike, work out, coach, or run. I’m stuck here in my apartment for the next two weeks as I recover from a partial knee replacement. This lifestyle is READ MORE

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Mar

  It’s easy to become complacent. Life is rocking along, you’re feeling well, doing what you love to do, so one busy day, you decide to skip a treatment or neglect to take your pills. After all, you’re doing great, READ MORE

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Mar

  “Yours is a story, So brave and so true And life is awaiting The hero in YOU.” – Unknown   I grew up as one of five boys in a family of six kids. My parents encouraged me to READ MORE