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Cara

Virginia Beach, Virginia
I was diagnosed with CF on my first birthday due to failure to thrive and I am now 27 years old. I work hard to keep myself healthy, while balancing my career, family, friends and faith. I am married to a Navy jet pilot, so I know the ins and outs of dealing with military healthcare from a CF... Full Bio
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Family Time in February by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Let the backtracking begin! We went to Texas back in February for Kimmie's wedding (my next post!) and we were able to spend some much needed time with P's famil ... Read on »
Going Private by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I received a very strange phone call from a scammer yesterday and they knew way too much about me. Because of this, I'm trying to limit the quantity of information about ... Read on »
Tap, tap, tap...is this thing on? by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Oh, hi there. Where the heck have you been? I've just been blogging away, pouring out my heart and soul, and you guys have totally been ignoring me. Rude, y'all. ... Read on »
Breathe Easy, Emily. by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I know my blogging has been lacking lately, but my world has been insanely busy. I'm never too busy to show some love for an amazing cyster though. Emily Haager ... Read on »
The New Addition! by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This weekend was an interesting one! It all started Friday evening when I noticed an ugly little Boston Terrier playing Frogger in some traffic near our house. I pulled up ... Read on »
Little Cyster by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis We're back! We had an absolute blast in TX and Kim's wedding was perfect! I'll write more about that in the next few days. On the way to Texas, we were able to stop ... Read on »
Randomness by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Because my brain is a big pile of mush and coffee lately, here's some randomness for you. :) - When I was in the ER the other day, my blood pressure was 75/33 ... Read on »
The Verdict Is... by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis ...Ulcer! We spent Thursday afternoon in the ER per doctor's orders so that I could get fluids, x-rays and blood work done quickly instead of going through the system, ... Read on »
Oh Mylanta! by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis My body is doing that thing again. That, "I'm going to act crazy and put you in a lot of pain but the doctors aren't going to be able to figure out what is causing it" k ... Read on »
The Arsenal by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis The hubby obviously has some pretty scary weapons in his arsenal to take care of the bad guys: But, I don't know.... I think mine might be scarier: ... Read on »
Tuesday 10! by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I have a bunch of random stuff bouncing around in my head, so here it is - Tuesday 10 style! Tuesday 10 11 - Random Thought Edition 1) Did I forget to tell you tha ... Read on »
A Great Start to a New Year! by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Happy 2010, everyone! I hope you all had a fun and safe New Year's Eve. We went to a friend's house for a night of dinner and board games, which was an absolute blast! ... Read on »
Merry Christmas! by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Merry Christmas, blogland! I hope you all are having a wonderful day! Last night we started a new Christmas tradition by making a bunch of cookies and mulled wi ... Read on »
Three Wonderful Years! by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Patrick and I have been in wedded bliss for three years today! I can't believe it has already been three years, but at the same time it feels like we have been married f ... Read on »
28! by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Happy birthday to meeeeee! 28...it feels good! I'm am so thankful for the 28 amazing years that I have been blessed with and I'm praying for at least 28 more ... Read on »
Day 19 by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis It's day 19 of my 21 days of giving thanks! Day 19: Today, I am thankful for our house! Buying an 80 year old place that hadn't been updated since 1930 was a ... Read on »
Day 19 by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis It's day 19 of my 21 days of giving thanks! Day 19: Today, I am thankful for our house! Buying an 80 year old place that hadn't been updated since 1930 ... Read on »
Day 18 by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis It's day 18 of my 21 days of giving thanks! Day 18: Today, I am so thankful that 29 years ago today, an extremely kind, incredibly brilliant and devilishly h ... Read on »
Day 18 by Cara Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis It's day 18 of my 21 days of giving thanks! Day 18: Today, I am so thankful that 29 years ago today, an extremely kind, incredibly brilliant and devilis ... Read on »