I know that Cystic Fibrosis stinks - big time. It's a hereditary disease that threatens to rob children of their outdoor adventures due to decreased lung function.
I know that less than half of patients with CF are over the age of 18 due to survival rate (45 percent).
I know that the predicted median age for people with CF today is thirty.
I know that I will be thirty by the end of the decade and that I have many adventures still to be taken.
I know that any cold, bronchitis, coughing fit or physical condition that I face will always dim incomparison to living with CF.
I know that our children may also have CF if we are both carriers.
I know that what I share may sound dramatic - this isn't drama. This is truth.
I also know that with our combined support and continued research that the median age of children with CF living past their thirties can grow; and that I'm willing to run a stupid amount of miles to help. How will you help?
Here is to Rocking CF!
<3, Running Girl