Searching for Normal: “Breathe. A True Story” Theatrical Autobiography Chronicles CF Struggles, Inspiration

Published in Cystic Fibrosis News Today on September 15, 2015
By Reid D’Amico

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“Brennen Reeves just wanted to be normal. The only problem: the fatal lung disease, cystic fibrosis.  The only solution: a double lung transplant.  Hilarious Continue reading Searching for Normal: “Breathe. A True Story” Theatrical Autobiography Chronicles CF Struggles, Inspiration

Why We Do It–By Gunnar Esiason

What’s in it for us? Why do we live this life? Why do we do it, and maybe more importantly, how do we do it?

The complexities in the answers to these questions could certainly fill the pages of an entire book, but since this is a blog, and since you’re undoubtedly cutting into your workday to read this, I’ll just scratch the surface. Continue reading Why We Do It–By Gunnar Esiason

Scientifically not Scientific–Blog by Gunnar Esiason

I got a pretty interesting email (not saying that every email I get isn’t interesting!!) from Nicole, 28 with CF, the other day. It was somewhat of a response to my last Ask Gunnar blog, and specifically the Continue reading Scientifically not Scientific–Blog by Gunnar Esiason

Jerry Cahill’s Cystic Fibrosis Podcast with jessie Ennis

Today we meet Jessie Ennis, a 22 year old with CF who was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. Because of a family history of the disease, Jessie’s parents had her tested for CF before she was six weeks of age. Continue reading Jerry Cahill’s Cystic Fibrosis Podcast with jessie Ennis

Own Your Feeding Tube with Gunnar Esiason: Episode 5

Success with the Feeding Tube

This is the final episode of the Own Your Feeding Tube video podcast series. Here, you will see how the feeding tube has helped me immensely over the past 4 years. I have gained about 30 pounds, and Continue reading Own Your Feeding Tube with Gunnar Esiason: Episode 5

Ask Gunnar 5

I was overwhelmed with all the emails and notes I received after my last blog post about 15 things you shouldn’t say to someone with CF.

It’s a pretty cool feeling to know that people are actually reading what I am Continue reading Ask Gunnar 5

Own Your Feeding Tube with Gunnar Esiason: Episode 4

Comfort with Your Feeding Tube

The fourth episode of the Own Your Feeding Tube video podcast series discusses some of the social questions that tube feeders, or potential tube feeders, may have when it comes to a new feeding tube. Obviously, it’s a Continue reading Own Your Feeding Tube with Gunnar Esiason: Episode 4

Gunnar Esiason, Own It: Don’t Say That to Me

This blog post touches on the invisible disease side of things. I know I went pretty deeply into that with my little story about almost getting tased on an airplane ride from Boston to New York, but this is a little bit of a different Continue reading Gunnar Esiason, Own It: Don’t Say That to Me

Own Your Feeding Tube with Gunnar Esiason: Episode 3

Normalcy with a Feeding Tube

In the third episode of the Own Your Feeding Tube video podcast series, you will see how I have been able to maintain my physically active lifestyle. Prior to getting my feeding tube placed, I had a fear that my life would change drastically. It did, but for the better. My Continue reading Own Your Feeding Tube with Gunnar Esiason: Episode 3

CF Podcast 149: Exercising with Cystic Fibrosis – Featuring Jillian McNulty

Today, we meet Jillian McNulty, a 38 year old woman living, breathing, and succeeding with cystic fibrosis in Ireland. Growing up as one of four kids, she is outgoing and constantly challenges herself to stay on top of her disease.

Listen Here Continue reading CF Podcast 149: Exercising with Cystic Fibrosis – Featuring Jillian McNulty