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Listen to Jerry Cahill’s latest podcast with Joe Sleeper

In his latest podcast, Jerry Cahill interviews Joe Sleeper about his journey of stepping up and taking control of his life with cystic fibrosis.

Joe, now 33 years old, was diagnosed with CF and also had a sister who had CF. After his sister’s death, Joe decided to regroup and take control of his life and his disease. Continue reading Listen to Jerry Cahill’s latest podcast with Joe Sleeper

CF Wind Sprint Episode 29: Energy and Protein Bars

In this episode, Jerry discusses several protein and energy bars that he uses to boost his workouts. Prior to a workout, it is extremely important to store up energy, and then to replenish your energy afterwards, until you have time for a full meal. Jerry goes through a number of his favorite bars.

http://www.esiason.org/thriving-with-cf/cf-wind-sprint-episode-29-energy-and-protein-bars.php

Wind Sprint 26: Working Out on the Road

Episode 26 of the CF Wind Sprint series discusses how to keep up with your exercise regimen while traveling. http://esiason.org/thriving-with-cf/cf-wind-sprints/wind-sprint-26-working-out-on-the-road.php

In the video, BEF Volunteer Jerry Cahill shares his favorite tips for exercises that can be done in a Continue reading Wind Sprint 26: Working Out on the Road

Abbott Awards Two Higher Education Scholarships to Inspirational Students Living with Cystic Fibrosis

Abbott, 10/12/2012
Abbott announced the winners of the CFCareForward Thriving Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship award. Mark Moening, a Virginia Beach, Va. resident, and Wesley McSparin, a native of Paducah, Ky., were unveiled as the 2012 Thriving Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship recipients, respectively. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the program, the total award is $20,000.

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Wind Sprint 26: Working Out on the Road

Episode 26 of the CF Wind Sprint series discusses how to keep up with your exercise regimen while traveling. http://esiason.org/thriving-with-cf/cf-wind-sprints/wind-sprint-26-working-out-on-the-road.php

In the video, BEF Volunteer Jerry Cahill shares his favorite tips for exercises that can be done Continue reading Wind Sprint 26: Working Out on the Road

Weekend Traffic Jam: My CF’n Vacation–Guest Blog by Maria Fioccola

Last minute overnight vacations are meant to be fun and relaxing, or so I thought. Last Thursday my aunt texted me that she was going to see my grandma, who lives roughly 500 miles away. I obviously knew this was more than an overnight adventure when she asked if I wanted to join. I felt I needed to get away for a couple days because I felt I was being Continue reading Weekend Traffic Jam: My CF’n Vacation–Guest Blog by Maria Fioccola

Nominations for USACFA Awards…

Here is your opportunity to make nominations for the two awards given by USACFA. We feel that you may know of someone who deserves one of these awards. Please read the requirements carefully.

Read about each award below and then e-mail an explanation of what your nominee did and how that exemplifies the spirit of the award. Continue reading Nominations for USACFA Awards…

The Sacks for CF Program has returned for the 2012-2013 NFL Season

Thirty Outstanding Students with CF will Receive Sacks for CF Scholarships

The Boomer Esiason Foundation encourages college students who have cystic fibrosis to submit their application for the exciting Sacks for CF Scholarship program. The application deadline is January 11, 2013. Continue reading The Sacks for CF Program has returned for the 2012-2013 NFL Season