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The CF Community Blog is written by the community, for the community. It's about sharing our experiences, reflections, and perspectives -- the good days, the bad days, and all the tough and wonderful things in between. With topics ranging from emotional health to treatments, the blog is a platform to share your unique story.

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My Unconventional Airway Clearance Routine

I've found an airway clearance routine that works for me by relying on knowledge of my body and breath control, combining conventional airway clearance with yoga breathing techniques.

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Elaine K. Malik
| 7 min read
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Things I Learned After Gallbladder Surgery

I went through my first surgery recently. I want to share what I learned during my recovery.

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Zoey Harrison
| 5 min read
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How My Perception of the Vest Changed

When our daughter was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, all I could think about was walking into that first CF clinic appointment and walking out with “the vest.” Although transitioning to the vest was the change I feared the most, it's been a welcome change to our once-difficult routine.

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Kate Johnson
| 5 min read
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Good Vibrations: inVESTing in Airway Clearance

Our daughter's airway clearance treatment with the vest went more smoothly after we learned a few tricks.

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Morgan Rawson
| 5 min read
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How to Best Work With Your Respiratory Therapist

It can be difficult to find time for daily CF treatments in your already jam-packed lives, but your respiratory therapist can help.

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Mary Lester, R.T.
| 2 min read
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#morethanCF: Time is on Your Side During Airway Clearance

We asked -- and hundreds of you answered -- how you pass the time during long treatments. Check out what the CF community told us when we asked what makes you #morethanCF.

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Emily Dulcan
| 2 min read