Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a lung disease that damages the lungs and digestive system. Cystic Fibrosis patients can have a cough, shortness of breath, digestive problems, etc. I was diagnosed when I was born. It’s a disease that has no cure yet but I believe there will be soon! Medicines and treatments are changing quickly for the better because of all the work that the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Vertex does.
I would consider myself a pretty healthy Cystic Fibrosis patient and I think my doctors would agree. I take morning and night time medicine. I have a therapy vest and breathing treatments I do also (you can see in the photos below) . I exercise daily, which I believe everyone should do, it helps with physical and mental health. I do so well because I keep up with my medicines/treatments but I also have God to thank for that! I never let this disease define who I am. I face it head on and never let it stop me.