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Erin

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly.” After years of unexplained illness, I was diagnosed with a primary immunodeficiency, a genetic disorder that prohibits my body from producing normal…

August 21, 2013

Kathy

As I got older, I found myself struggling with more and more CF-related health issues. From lengthy hospital stays to being on oxygen 24/7 to having to leave my job and go on disability –…

August 21, 2013

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.…

August 7, 2013

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…

August 7, 2013

Frank

My first two children were born with cystic fibrosis – and I was scared. How could I be a father, a provider, and a loving husband with the possibility of my children’s deaths knocking on…

August 7, 2013

Mark

In 2008, I was in a serious motorcycle accident that was supposed to leave me extremely disabled. Instead of crawling into a pit of despair, I decided that doctors would not dictate my future. I…

August 7, 2013

Maria

“A clear conscience makes for a soft pillow.” For several years, my husband and I tried to have another baby, and experienced many disappointments during that time. With every disappointment came the urge to give…

August 5, 2013