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Jessica Muir

I'm an adult Cystic Fibrosis patient making the most of every day. I'm a believer in having a positive attitude and working hard towards you goals. I work hard at staying healthy and believe in being proactive about my health. CF care is a lot of work, but I wouldn't change a thing....It's made me... Full Bio
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Where everybody knows your name by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I love my gym. I really really do. I have a routine of getting up at 0430 every day and being out the door by 0500. Go to the gym for about an hour, then work a 10 hour nurs ... Read on »
Clinic Visit by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Well I'm not that late, but I did have CF clinic the last week of August. I really did mean to sit down that night and write, and well, you know....I didn't. In my defense t ... Read on »
"Are you a runner?" by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I love my job. I'll say it again, I love my job. At the outpatient surgery center at which I work I do mostly admitting/triaging patients and recovery room nursing. When I'm ... Read on »
"You're too nice!" by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Yes, yes, this is something I really shouldn't even be blogging about because it's a phrase that is NOT new to my ears. I've had this said to me for-ev-er! I can't help it, ... Read on »
The last hmm, 10 months or so? by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis So here's what's been going on in my world since I'm the worst blogger in history and have to do a lame update instead ;) No particular order, just how I can remember eve ... Read on »
Certain patients.... by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Reason #1534861456 why I love my job of being a Nurse. I took care of a challenged gentleman today that had to be one of the absolute kindest men on the face of the earth. I ... Read on »
Hello!?!? by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Testing out the good ol' blog again! Yes, yes it's been AGES since my last post. It's been quite an adventure getting this site to even let me begin to post again. IF this i ... Read on »
Fall Happening's by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Fall is my absolute favorite season! I look forward to it all year long and really try to enjoy each and every day. We've had an eventful Fall thus far... I had my Picc l ... Read on »
The Blog lock-out is over by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Yikes, for the life of me my blog has NOT let me sign in for about 2 weeks now. I've racked my brain for reasons why, but for some reason today it let me sign in. Great! It ... Read on »
PICC time by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis On Thursday I woke up feeling pretty congested. I just chalked it up to the change in seasons, but still was on the look out during the day to see how I felt. I was gettin ... Read on »
Colonoscopy Day ;) by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I started my day out with a lovely colonoscopy today. What a breeze! The worst part is definitely the day before being allowed only clear liquids since this girl LOVES to ea ... Read on »
Think Before you Speak, pretty please. by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Today was a rough one I have to admit. Work was going well, and I was taking care of my patients just moving right along. I was getting an older gentleman ready and he sta ... Read on »
I WON!!! by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis The results are in and I officially won the "Biggest Loser" well, "Biggest GAINER" challenge at work! I beat everyone in the office in percentages. I gained 6 lbs total, w ... Read on »
Swimming and a new 10K plan! by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Yesterday we utilized our beach yet again, but this time not to lay around on the sand. Instead we decided to get in the water and swim! My goal was to swim a certain amou ... Read on »
The Zumba experience by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I went to my first Zumba class on Monday with a co-worker. It's something I've been wanting to try for a while now and finally bit the bullet and went. It-was-awesome! The ... Read on »
Biggest Loser (Well Gainer, for me that is) by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis At work starting about 3 weeks ago a bunch of the ladies decided to start a "Biggest Loser" challenge. I gave it some thought and decided to join in this challenge. The ca ... Read on »
Was it something I said!? Geez. by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Yesterday was one of those mornings that rarely happens around here luckily. I totally started my day off on the wrong note and not by my doing at all. I rolled over Thurs ... Read on »
The Guilt and Happiness of a 5K by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This morning I ran a 5K for "New Balance Women's Health." I was very happy with my time and more importantly how I felt. As I was running I thought to myself, wow, the onl ... Read on »
U2!!!! by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Wednesday night was one of the best nights ever. We went and saw U2 and it was hands down the best concert of my entire life. I'm still beaming when I think about it. Ever ... Read on »
7 miles by Jessica Muir Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Yesterday was quite the busy day for us. I feel like I'm saying that all the time lately. After work we headed up to Hopkins to visit our nephew who had his brain surgery ... Read on »