Breathe In Ep. #82 – The College Days & CF and Pregnancy

As May comes to a close, Breathe In wraps up CF Awareness Month with two final sprint interviews. Lise-Courtney D’Amico rejoins the podcast to chat with Gunnar about how their college experiences differed despite going to the same university – Boston College. They also talk about their next chapters in life as both Gunnar and...
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Monday Morning Thoughts: College Admissions Scandal Exploits Disabilities, Flying with Disabilities

It’s been awhile since we have talked about the importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act, how we can invoke it and why it is so important we preserve its purpose. College Admissions Scandal Exploits Disabilities The big story barreling through the news cycle is the so-called college admissions scandal where a number of people,...
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Monday Morning Thoughts: G-Tube Stigma, Something I Wish I Would Have Known as a Kid, Athlete of the Year, College Football

I had a great tip to Knoxville and Eastern Tennessee Children’s Hospital over the weekend. I love learning from CF families all over the country. G-Tube Stigma One thing I learned from the CF Family Day at ETCH is that the stigma around g-tubes still exists. The g-tube is a visual indication of illness, being...
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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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