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Quarantine Life

Quarantine. Social distancing. Isolation. These words are very familiar to those of us living with chronic illnesses.  I am 63-years-old, eight years

ByMike Hill

April 14, 2020

Seven Years Post-Transplant

Seven Years Post-Transplant Seven years ago, on April 18, I received a new set of lungs from my donor, Chris. He gave


April 18, 2019

7 Year Post Transplant Plunge

This year to honor my lung transplant donor, Chris, I decided to do something spontaneous and fun. April 18th marked the 7

ByMike Hill

April 18, 2019

Life is All About Options

No matter who you are, your life is full of options. Remember that. It’s crucial, for without options, we lose hope. I

ByMike Hill

August 7, 2018


Tenacity: the “mental or moral strength to resist opposition, danger, or hardship” ( Or in my own words, tenacity is plain old

ByMike Hill

July 25, 2018

Don't Dream IT, Be IT

We all have hopes and dreams, but too many of us never accomplish them.  Why?  Fear, procrastination, health problems – there are

ByMike Hill

June 27, 2018

No Control

Life is not a controlled experience whether you have a chronic disease like CF or not. But, as human beings, we desperately

ByMike Hill

June 20, 2018

Being "Normal"

  When I was a child, I was embarrassed for anyone to know I had cystic fibrosis. I just wanted to be

ByMike Hill

June 5, 2018