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
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
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…
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
On Turning 65
I grew up in the generation that shouted, “Never trust anyone over 30.” So, the year I turned 30 was a difficult one. 30 – I was now in the generation that I had thumbed my nose at when I was a teenager and college student. Forty wasn’t easy, but it wasn’t so bad. 45 was another milestone to Continue reading Guest Blog by Laura Tillman–On Turning 65
With the school year having just begun, the CFChef program is excited to share the three winning lunchbox creations from the nationwide 2012 CFChef Back-to-School recipe contest. The Fun Taco Boats, Meat Roll-Ups and Spike Milkshake are sure to banish any brown bag boredom at school this year! Continue reading CFChef Winning Back-to-School Recipes
Watch Jerry Cahill’s latest CF Wind Sprint about energy drinks. He describes what is helpful pre-, post and during a work-out.
We are pleased to announce that “The Power Of Two” documentary film about life, hope and the miracle of organ donation will be available on DVD starting Sept 25! The DVD not only includes the touching film about living with cystic fibrosis and lung transplantation, but also many special Continue reading “The Power of Two” Documentary is Available on DVD September 25th