Health knowledge made personal

froggy14

Everett, Washington
Hello there! I'm Jessi and I'm 28 years old. I have cystic fibrosis, CF related diabetes, and fibromyalgia. I live in the Seattle area and I love it here!! Currently I am doing ok with my health. The fibromyalgia gives me the most trouble on a day to day basis. In August of this year I was... Full Bio
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
Trigger Point Injections. by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis In case you didn't know, CF is painful!  The pain can be from various things; arthritis, general inflammation, headaches from oxygen deprivation, and more.  If you know me ... Read on »
May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month! by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Happy spring everyone!  I don't know about you but I'm ready for it! As you may have gathered from the title of this post, May is CF Awareness Month!  I thought I'd do ... Read on »
Happy spring! by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis How's it going out there in internet land? I had a rough March but things are settled now, so update time!  At the beginning of March I caught a cold.  I felt pretty cr ... Read on »
You know what's pathetic? by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis When I have to drop bombs like “attorney” into a conversation with staff at a doctor’s office just to get a refill authorized! Here’s the letter of bitching…er, com ... Read on »
Long over due updates! by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I know, I know.....bad Tadpole!  Things have been crazy. The holidays were nuts this year.  I rarely had a day off from doing something or another.  There were parties, ... Read on »
This is how it feels.... by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis .....when you get rejected because of your disease. Dear Dude, I’m going to apologize in advance for some of things I’m going to say.  The thing is; I’ve neve ... Read on »
Me, and life, and stuff! by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends! I just thought it was about time that I sat down and write a really good post about what's up in FrogLand.  Tomorrow will be exactly six weeks since m ... Read on »
One month post-op! by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Its been 4 weeks since my hysterectomy!  I am feeling great considering I had whole organs taken out of my body via a 4 inch incision.  My tummy is still a bit sore so I s ... Read on »
Uterus, be gone! by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello out there in internet land!  Just popping by to give you the latest. For about a year and half I've been dealing with endometriosis.  Its a condition that causes ... Read on »
Summer, be gone! by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Sorry for the lack of posts.  This summer has been, in a word, hell!  I've had to take a step back from some things (this blog for one) in order to deal with others.  A ... Read on »
Internet Dating 101 by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Internet dating.....where do I start?  Its clearly a part of life these days.  Its not going anywhere.  However; there seems to be a disturbing lack of etiquette!  So, I'm ... Read on »
/rant by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis So even though I finished two weeks of oral antibiotics a week ago I'm not feeling so hot.  I called today to ask for IVs.  I just got off the phone with the doc.  We're r ... Read on »
My Invisible Illness by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Here are 30 things about my invisible illness that you may not know The illness I live with:  cystic fibrosis I was diagnosed with it in the year:  1981 But I h ... Read on »
*face palm* by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I seriously cannot believe that I did this.  I started oral antibiotics last week and at the time I had a few days worth of my pills left in my pill organizer.  I went thr ... Read on »
Vegan update. by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This vegan thing ain't so hard!  Today I embarked on a quest to Whole Foods for vegan noms.  I got some veggie burgers, "cheese", "mayo", and "bacon" and made myself a yum ... Read on »
The vegan experiment. by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Question: Can a CFer be vegan without negative health consequences? I propose to find an answer to this, at least for me. I don't want to be preachy about my reasons for ... Read on »
Hmmmm. by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis J and I broke up a while back. We were fighting too much. I was tired of all the negativity. The hardest part for me was knowing that he loved me more than I loved him ... Read on »
The Wind by The Fray by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis If you click on the title of this post you will be able to listen to the song. I've been listening to The Fray for a couple of years now. They're music is very easy for ... Read on »
R rated fundraiser anyone? by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis So, I may have mentioned it here before, but there has been this idea for a CF fundraiser banging around in my head for years. I want to see if there would be enough intere ... Read on »
CF Food! by froggy14 Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Take everything you ever learned about proper caloric intake, portion control, and limiting fats, do a 180 and that's a CF diet. Eat a lot, eat often, eat butter, cream, mi ... Read on »