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Steve C.

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” I’m a husband, father of two, cancer survivor, and I battle CF every day of my life. I was diagnosed with CF at 3 months…

October 24, 2016

Desmond H.

Sports do not build character. They reveal it. - Heywood Broun I have always believed that the more work you put into something the better the results will be. Sports have always been a huge…

May 20, 2015

Cody

All my life I’ve been told to do this, do that. Through school, from family, from respected members of public. Then I’ll speak to someone who says something completely different. Due to my naivety of…

June 3, 2014

Sandy

“It will never rain roses: When we want to have more roses, we must plan more roses.” – George Elliot We have always tried to stay positive even in the toughest of times. Cystic fibrosis…

May 27, 2014

Gabrielle

“The truest heroes have problems and fail – what makes them special is that they continue to stand up and defy the odds.” Running has always given me a positive attitude and outlook on life…

February 24, 2014

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

Julie

I am one of the crazy CF mamas. A misfit caregiver with a passion for getting it right. A rebel CF mama who questions doctor’s orders, and evaluates the outcomes. I am a CF mama…

June 6, 2013

Haddon

I am ten years old and I LOVE to run! I run in 5ks and 10ks, and love to win. My personal best is running a10k in 49 minutes. I like to beat older people…

April 9, 2013

Karen

“Impossible can be broken down into two words: I’m possible. Never forget that.” I keep a box called “Things I am Grateful For,” and each night before I sleep, I write down at least one…

March 11, 2013

Glenn

My son has cystic fibrosis, and in spite of that, lives his life as any other normal teenage boy does. He plays soccer, baseball, basketball, and now boxes. As a parent it is sometimes hard…

March 11, 2013

Emily

Attitude is a funny word that is oftentimes used in a negative way. Attitude can get you into trouble or it can push you through difficult times in life. My positive attitude has helped guide…

March 11, 2013

Karen

I suffered a drastic change in health before I decided to change my attitude. Once my children were born, I realized that I needed to “have CF” instead of letting it have me. I found…

March 11, 2013

Casey

Attitude is often the biggest indicator of how well I do with CF. To possess a positive outlook gives me the strength and will to use every tool I have to fight the effects of…

March 11, 2013

Ronnie

My mom always gave me great advice growing up, a phrase I carry with me always – “You can’t act like a victim of CF one day and then ask people to treat you normally…

February 25, 2013

Phil

Of all the words featured on this site, attitude is the one that means the most to me. I work my hardest every single day to face anything that happens with a positive attitude and…

February 25, 2013