It is once again that time of year where I hear coughing and sneezing coming from everyone nearby. It sends a chill down my spine as I do not want to get sick, especially from those around me on the subway or bus.
Of course, being immuno-suppressed, I try my best to use precautions to stay well and not catch Continue reading Cold Season is Here Again
In this episode of CF Wind Sprints, Jerry discusses several fruits and fruits snacks that he uses to power up before and after a workout as well as maintain his every day health. Apples, bananas, raisins, dried cranberries, and dried cherries are among the many healthy options out there.
http://esiason.org/thriving-with-cf/cf-wind-sprints/cf-wind-sprint-episode-30-fruits.php Continue reading CF Wind Sprints Episode 30: Fruits
Gundeep Dhillon, M.D., M.P.H.
Pulmonary and Critical Care, Stanford University
When: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 6 PM (PST) / 9 PM (EST)
Who: For CF patients*, family members and caregivers.
Why: To learn more about post-transplant issues that face those with CF.
Continue reading CFRI CF Discovery Series–After Transplant: Post-Op Care
The Sacks for CF Scholarship is related to quarterback sacks made during the NFL season. The undergraduate and graduate award is made annually to 30 people who strive for therapy adherence and academic success. Continue reading Sacks For CF Scholarship
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
Jerry Cahill on CBS last Sunday in Courage in Sports. In case you missed it, watch it on YouTube. As always, very inspiring.
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.
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.
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
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