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Cystic Fibrosis!, Get off your ass and do something about it! - Fan Page Cystic Fibrosis!, Get off you ass and do something about it! - Group I have a CYSTIC FIBROSIS tattoo! - Group Bush's Team Breathe! - Fan Page ...

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Cystic Fibrosis
  After being in college for one whole semester, I've been thinking about what I have learned about myself and my CF just by being in college so here it goes: 1. I have the ability to take care of myself because I WANT to. It is rare ...

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Cystic Fibrosis
We’ve all been there, well many of us have. You know what I’m talking about, the “wake up and smell my reality” moment. The “whoa”, “ah-hah”, or “holy shit” moment. This is specifically the point at which, despite our most valiant effort...

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Tips and Tricks
I'm constantly pleading with parents of CF children to not put their kids in a bubble. Not only does it end with the child being socially awkward, but it can also cause the child's immune system to be weakened. I have often pointed to studies that site that it is actually good for childre...

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I have a new year's resolution...kind of...that I wanted to share with all of you. This year, my resolution is to be more supportive. Now, I feel that I am extremely supportive by most standards, but I have realized this holiday season that I'm not exactly doing my part to get Ronnie back...

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Success Stories
It's so crazy to think that the year is already over. My whole life i've grown up being "The Class of 2009" and now it's a year of the past rather than a year that seems like decades away. But this year was certainly a great one. It marked a transition from high school to co...

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Cystic Fibrosis
There's that moment when you're playing the piano or kicking that soccer ball or solving for X when everything just clicks. It usually comes after a fair amount of practice and nose to the grindstone, that 'A-HA' moment when you get it, finally, and you're so jazzed you don...

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Lifestyle
Just want to give a big thank you to everyone who has sent me messages about my ribs and offered there advice and/or kind words. A quick update: They were feeling great two days ago and then like an idiot I decided to hoist heavy mirrors and wall decor to decorate our new place. Bad decision. They'v...

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Clinic Visits
Yesterday we had an apptointment with a new clinic. We were not happy with the care we had been receiving from our local clinic. The drive was long (4hours) and the appt. was long (5hours). The kids got very restless in the room. I was pleased with the new clinic staff. We are starting all new again...

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So this is it. CysticLife.org is finally open to the public and we couldn't be more excited. After months of hard work by a great team (if we do say so ourselves) our dream is finally a reality...sort of. Let me explain.   The site design has been made. The pages are coded. ...

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Transplants
Hey all :)   I thought it might be helpful if those of us who have had transplants shared our experiences with the community.   Now I don't want to be an alarmist but some people on this sight will have to face the reality of having a transplant at some point.  ...

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