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jpetersen

Tampa, Florida
I'm a designer/developer who uses WordPress to create sites and blogs for companies, organizations, and people to project the image they want in an attractive and efficient manner.
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And We’re Back by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis The site is back for now, mostly as an archive to help CFers who are looking for info. I’ll be deleting content in the coming days to make it a tad more anonymous and with ... Read on »
Final Post on CF Fatboy by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This is going to be the final post on CF Fatboy due to the increased government involvement between government agencies and the healthcare system. Too much of our lives ar ... Read on »
Feeling Sick. I have Asthma. Pseudomonas-free at Last! by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis P. aeruginosa You’re going to enjoy this story, trust me. We all know and hate “good old”  pseudomonas aeruginosa with a passion, right? It’s resistent, it neve ... Read on »
Fatboy the Busy, Semi-Famous Hermit by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis It’s interesting, as I think you will find it to be, also. People online are taking over a more important role in our day-to-day lives than people we see in real lif ... Read on »
Why I’ve Left Facebook for Google+ – Part 2 by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I love Google+! Within an hour of re-installing the app on my iPhone (and my Android tablet shows it off even better) and finding all sorts of interface improve ... Read on »
The Evolving Cough of Cystic Fibrosis by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis You know that time after a cough when you put your heads in your hands with a pounding headache? Or when you nearly choked yourself into puking? Or the huff ... Read on »
I Don’t Recommend This Weight-Gain Tip by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I’ve been on a binge recently. A bad binge. Lots of saturated fat and food coloring. Yes, I’ve been eating more than my fair share of Doritos and Cheetos. On sev ... Read on »
Viral Gastroenteritis and CF by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I went to the hospital yesterday. Diagnosed with viral gastroenteritis . This photo was from leaving across the bridge from TGH on a beautiful autumn night. ... Read on »
One Week Later – Feeling Better by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis It was just last Saturday that we reunited Boy with his parents. It was really stinking hard to get anything done last week. Beautiful made great progress on ho ... Read on »
$5 Towards Diabetes Research and Awareness by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis We’ve all been touched by diabetes. Either we know a friend or family member who has it or has even died from some of its many side issues or we have it or have been ... Read on »
Healing from our Loss by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis The first topic in our foster/adoption training was to learn to recognize and deal with losses in our lives and in others’ lives. We have just suffered a great loss ... Read on »
Going Home – A “Happy” Ending by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis If we were really happy, we wouldn’t be so sad. We’ve both already cried today and it just about made it impossible to put on a happy face for Boy. At 4pm, I got ... Read on »
Our Last Day with Boy by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Today is our last day to spend with Boy fully in our family. Tomorrow morning, we’ll be dropping him off at his parents’ home for reunification with them. We’ve done a ... Read on »
Happy Anniversary – Six Years of Awesomesauce by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Today marks our SIXTH anniversary! It’s not as extravagant as last year’s , but this isn’t the 5th or the 10th, now is it? We went to Downtown Disney as a family today ... Read on »
The Hobbitfoot – There and Back Again by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Sorry about the Tolkien-ish title. I’ve recently finished re-reading The Hobbit for about the 5th time and am eagerly awaiting the movie at the end of the year. I su ... Read on »
Clinic – Fall 2012 by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I just got back from clinic and had another great visit. Basically, my numbers are up, so if you’re a busy person and that is all you need to know, move along with you ... Read on »
Back on the Farm by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis We made it this morning at the bright (not) and early (very) hour of 5:40. Since I got up at 5am to be able to pack all of my stuff and watch Boy while Beautiful fin ... Read on »
Frustration, I Call You “The System” by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis When we started our foster care training, during the very first class the instructor told us that we will never know frustration like that experienced when dealin ... Read on »
Almost at a Loss for Words by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This is it. The end. No, not for me or for this site. You see, my grandpa was looking forward to going to the county fair over Labor Day weekend. He was fine on th ... Read on »
Why I’ve Left Facebook for Google+ – Part 1 by jpetersen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I’ve been on Google+ now and Twitter off and on as I’m working or to keep in touch with my very broad network of nearly 2,000 friends from conferences and others in ... Read on »