Breathe In Ep. #29 – Fight Like a Boss

Nick Di Brizzi joins the podcast for a special Organ Donation Awareness Month show. Nick, 37 with CF, is about 2 and a half years post double lung transplant. Nick talks about his journey through transplant, including an emotionally tolling “dry-run.” He also talks about his Fight Like a Boss documentary and Breathe Like a...
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Breathe In Ep. #28 – Staying Organized

Breathe In takes a question from Gunnar’s Facebook page, “how do you stay organized?” The trio goes over a few different areas of care and organization, from treatment set ups, to routines and finances. Lea debates with Gunnar and Tiffany over her use of a “treatment tower” while Gunnar is the only one on the...
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Breathe In Ep. #26 – Cross-Infection

The trio responds to an op-ed published by CF News Today which calls into question some of the cystic fibrosis cross-infection standards. Cross-infection is a very serious concern in the cystic fibrosis community when it comes to bacterium sharing and safety. The trio explains, on a very basic level, what cross-infection is and why it’s...
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Breathe In Ep. #24 – Body Image

The trio tackles body image. Cystic fibrosis may be an “invisible illness,” but it can definitely impact a person’s appearance. Tiffany talks about coping with prednisone induced “moon face” post transplant, as well as a number of scars she’s accumulated over the years from her transplant, port placement and meconium ileus surgeries. Gunnar and Lea...
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