Amanda was diagnosed with CF at birth in 1981. She studied chemistry and Spanish at Southern Methodist University, and earned her Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Texas A&M University. Amanda works as a research scientist and enjoys trail running, hiking, and other outdoor activities in her free time. She lives and runs in Texas, and blogs at Please Pass the Salt. Follow Amanda on Instagram @mandyruns.
Going on a camping trip is a great way to relax and unplug from the daily grind, but when you have cystic fibrosis, unplugging requires some planning and strategy.