Gunnar’s Blog

My Experience with Cystic Fibrosis

“I want to use this blog to share some of my experiences so that hopefully when you, whoever you are, read this you can see the world as I see it. You can appreciate life as a whole. I want you to laugh and have fun while you read, I do not want you to feel sorry for me, or feel like the world is some cruel unfair place. The truth of the matter is that I was dealt a certain hand of cards, and I am making the best of it.”

Breathe In Podcast

  • Breathe In #98 - The Legal Marriage Question
    This week on Breathe In, Tiffany is on her own again while Gunnar battles his way through final exams. Tiffany is joined by a new voice on the podcast, Holly Seay, 24, from Georgia, a newlywed with CF. Holly takes us through her life with CF and how she met… Listen In
  • Breathe In #97 - Misdiagnosed
    On this episode of Breathe In, Gunnar takes the day off and Tiffany takes over with a returning guest, Audrey Kostelec, 23 from Washington State. You may remember Audrey from the emergency podcast we had on FaceBook Live in March. This time we talk about Audrey and her CF journey.… Listen In
  • Breathe In #96 - The Triple Combo
    A mere few days following the FDA's approval of Trikafta, cystic fibrosis patients across the United States began dosing. This week's podcast looks back at Gunnar's time in the triple combo study. Think of this podcast as a follow to Gunnar's blog over on GunnarEsiason.com. Gunnar talks about both the… Listen In

Articles

  • Thoughts on Fatherhood: The Single Most Important Goal in my Life
    With each day that goes by, it feels like we are heading straight towards the next chapter of our lives together. Darcy and I have officially started transforming one of the rooms in our home into a nursey (catch my DIY projects on Instagram). My clothes are getting moved out… Read More
  • Thoughts on Venture Philanthropy: A Patient-Centered Investment Thesis
    Venture Philanthropy in biotechnology is as close to a patient-centered investment thesis as there could be. It allows investors and non-profit disease associations working on behalf of patient populations to consider risk, outcome, exit, time horizon, deal sourcing, and non-financial intangibles differently than a traditional venture capitalist. When a non-profit… Read More
  • What am I reading? Caregivers, Economics Behind Vaccine Mandates, Theranos
    Let’s take a look at my browsing history (No, I don’t subscribe to print newspapers…)! Former New York Giants head coach (and former BC Eagles head football coach), Tom Coughlin, took to the New York Times Opinion column to pen a thoughtful piece about his wife’s recently diagnosed brain disorder,… Read More