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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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So what does my typical day look like? The best answer is: There is no typical day. Relying on typical is hard when battling this illness. The thing to keep in mind is that there are over 1200 mutations of the disease. That means there are over 1200 different ways in which CF can affect somebody....

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Success Stories
ron and mandi worked hard on this site and it shows.

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Family
Hello Everyone! My name is Lindsay and I am 28 years old and living with CF. I was diagnosed as an infant, after my older sister passed away from CF when she was just 5 months old. So, that makes me the oldest of 3 siblings in my family that deal with Cystic Fibrosis everyday. Life has most defin...

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Relationships
  I asked my readers to throw some topics my way to write about so I figured I would tackle the following... Reader: I have read a few of your blogs and I love that you have made the choice to refurbish your life by working out. My girlfriend Heather came on here and made a few f...

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Mandi: As some of you know, I am having Thanksgiving in Shanghai with my family (my parents live there), so I flew out of Phoenix on Saturday morning. Most of you are quick on your toes and have realized that I am going sans Ronnie, and worse yet, I’m leaving him all alone in the Hole. I mu...

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Entertainment
blog post pretty impressive if I do say so myself JM

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Cystic Fibrosis
And seeing how this will change the world.

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Cystic Fibrosis
Hello, I found this site through my brother. He developed the site.

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Cystic Fibrosis
"Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." I try to keep this in mind as life hands out its punches and I try desperately to roll with them. Things can always be worse! No matter how bad things seem or how far away the light at the...

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Health
Yesterday in my healthcare class we learned about Dr. Herbert Benson, a doctor in boston who studies and promotes "mind and body" healing. The basic thinking in this is that in order for your body to be healthy, your mind must be healthy too. He noticed that patients with hypertension h...

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