Before I had my son, I had organized my life in such a way that everything flowed in orchestrated harmony. But I found that as he grew I allowed his needs to eclipse my own, and my life soon fell out of balance.
Having cystic fibrosis can be a full-time job -- especially when you already have one. Here are some of my tips for managing work, life and a busy schedule with CF.
After turning 60, I decided to mark the milestone by creating a “living list,” 60 things I could do to raise awareness and money for cystic fibrosis care.
As a teacher with cystic fibrosis, I find it no surprise that heading back to school can be a shock to my system. But over the years, I've learned that if I can remember three main things, I can stay healthy through the transition back to school.
Want to know why getting a flu shot is so important? I ignored my early flu symptoms, which ended up spoiling the holidays and leading to an exacerbation.
Life with cystic fibrosis is complicated, but there are ways to make things run a bit more smoothly. Here are some of my favorite ways to stay organized with CF.
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.
Before my double lung transplant, I experienced major body aches and poor posture due to my cystic fibrosis. Here are some of the ways I found to help combat this and ease some of my pain.
As a hospital administrator, I try to apply what I've learned from receiving care as a person with CF to provide better health care for my patients.
Listening to my body -- and hearing what it has to say -- is not always what I want to do, but what I need to do.