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Looking for your thoughts: It's finally happened: the last couple in our group of friends are now expecting a child. That means all of our friends now have kids or will be. My lung function hovers in the 30-35% FEV1 range these days; having a child would be dangerous. My husband and I have ob...

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Lifestyle
Hi all, CFLF invited me to write a piece and I chose to write on anxiety and depression. I thought I'd share with you guys http://www.cflf.org/blog/reclaiming-my-cf &nb...

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Relationships
I think many of us with CF have built up emotional walls around ourselves. They are our shields blocking the unwanted invasions from people’s judgment, perhaps even...

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Well, it's been about 7 years since I've logged into this account, I'm honestly surprised I remember my information.  So much has changed in that time pass...

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CysticLife
Well I haven't been on here in a long time so i guess i should give ya'll an update. This past week I was transfered from my local emergency room&n...

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I'm going to be moving out to college in less than a week and have decided that I really want to share my experience and my transition from a CF k...

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Success Stories
As of the 24th of August I have new lungs! This is the start of something special where I get a second chance at life. I could not be more thankful to my donor. I will be blogging my experience post transplant and getting back to personal training. Exercise has done fantastic things for me and I wa...

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Cystic Fibrosis
Growing up is scary. Taking on the responsibility of your own life is a HUGE undertaking. If I were the Wendy from Peter Pan, I never would have left Never...

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Cystic Fibrosis
I live my life by this motto. Because I live and breathe…fill in the blank. Anything can be written at the end of this sentence. This means anything is a possibility. I’ve not always viewed life in this way, but through maturity, experiences, gaining self-confidence, and finding my iden...

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I'm currently 29 and have worked full time for the last 10 years, I was very sick earlier in life but over came that for a fair amount of years. The last 3-4 years have been terrible for me, especially the last year of being sick most of the time. I'm thinking about maybe applying or seeking some so...

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I've already talked about how CF affects my lungs...now on to the rest of the body. Most CFers have a very hard time putting on and keeping on weight. I have been very blessed in the fact that I, for the most part, have not had that problem. In the CF community, I’m fat. My weight doe...

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