31 Days of CF

31 Days of CF

31 Days of CF: My Service Dog, a Miracle ‘Gift From God’

Elizabeth Knight with her partner, Antonio Dominguez, and service dog in training, Piper. (Courtesy of Elizabeth Knight) Day 22 of 31 This is Elizabeth Knight’s (@65roses_poodle) story: This is my story about cystic fibrosis and seizures. Although I’ve always had CF, I started having…

31 Days of CF: CF Isn’t Anything To Be Embarrassed Of

Ana Allen with her husband Brady Allen, and dogs Conley and Dixie. (Photo courtesy of Ana Allen) Day 20 of 31 This is Ana Allen’s (@ana_a_allen) story: While cystic fibrosis is the lifestyle I’ve always known, it was something I was embarrassed of in grade…

31 Days of CF: How I Support My Siblings

McKenna, at right, with her twin brother Adam and older brother Matt, at left, in a family photo. (Courtesy of McKenna Pozsgai) Day 19 of 31 This is McKenna Pozsgai’s (@cf_sis_4_a_cure) story: Hi there! My name is McKenna, I’m 22 years old and the…

31 Days of CF: Moving Forward, One Step at a Time

Photo courtesy of Amanda Biederman Day 16 of 31 This is Amanda Biederman’s story: Hi, I’m Amanda! I was diagnosed with CF when I was 4 years old. I am now 32 and CF has taken me on quite the rocky journey, as it has for many of…

31 Days of CF: In Pakistan, Life With CF Is Hard

Photo courtesy of Sumaiya Shahid Day 15 of 31 This is Sumaiya Shahid’s story: I am Sumaiya, an adult with cystic fibrosis (CF) from Pakistan, a country where most people are not even aware of this disease. Many medical professionals here who treat people with…

31 Days of CF: On This CF Journey, My Husband Is My Rock

From left, Roman (a “bonus kid”), Shannon’s husband, Jason, Shannon, and Gavin (another “bonus kid). Photo courtesy of Shannon Miller Day 14 of 31 This is Shannon Miller’s story: Hi, I’m Shannon! I have cystic fibrosis (CF) and was married for seven years before getting divorced and then…