Breathe In Ep. #2 – College and Cystic Fibrosis

Tiffany, Lea and I head back to college in this episode of Breathe In. We debate the differences between going away to college vs being a commuter student with CF. Tiffany, who commuted to college, talks about being reliant on friends when it came to moving around campus with her oxygen concentrator, and why commuting...
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Breathe In Ep. #1 – Back to School

Introducing the brand new Boomer Esiason Foundation program, Breathe In: A Cystic Fibrosis Podcast! The Salty Cysters, Lea Faraone and Tiffany Rich, will be cohosting the show with me as we dive into different CF related topics from three different perspectives. Separating this program from the ones of years past, Lea, Tiffany and I are...
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Making it Matter Ep. #50 – Claire’s Place

Claire Wineland, 20 with cystic fibrosis from California, joins the podcast to talk about her life with CF. After some significant health issues, Claire found that her calling in life was to do all she could to help people, so she started Claire’s Place Foundation in the hopes of helping people with CF directly. Since...
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Making it Matter Ep. #49 – #24hrs4cf

Josh Lewellyn-Jones, 30 with cystic fibrosis, joins the podcast again, this time to recap his #24hrs4cf fitness challenge, which was a massive success. Josh mentions that while he was able to fundraise quite a bit for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in the UK, it was nothing compared to the awareness raised around the event. Over...
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Making it Matter Ep. #48 – Chronic Rejection

Travis Flores, 26 with cystic fibrosis, joins the podcast to talk about his life with CF, journey through double lung transplant and now his battle with chronic rejection. Travis has been active in advocacy for people with CF and organ transplant, as well as a successful actor/writer/producer. He recently launched a blog, “chronically happy,” where...
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Making it Matter Ep. #46 – The Salt Cysters

Aleeya and Alani Young, 18 year old twins battling cystic fibrosis, and better know as the Salt Cysters, join the podcast to talk about their lives with cystic fibrosis. Recent high school graduates, they discuss some of their ambitions, including both of them heading off to the University of Cincinnati in the Fall. The sisters...
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