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 #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
  • Breathe In #95 - Breathe In Fall
    Gunnar and Tiffany welcome back the podcast after a brief (unplanned!) hiatus. Tiffany announces that she started working a new job and has begun living out her goal of working full time. Gunnar talks about fighting through a round a midterms in the first quarter MBA term. The duo chat… Listen In
  • Breathe In #94 - Self Care
    After a few weeks off, Gunnar and Tiffany return to the podcast with Gunnar's girlfriend, Darcy. This time, though, Darcy puts on her social worker hat and takes the podcast through a clinical lens into the world of self care. It's established early on in the podcast that self care… Listen In

Articles

  • Learning How to Live
    I have been trying to figure out how to write this blog ever since Trikafta was approved by the FDA, really ever since I started feeling better on the drug, and have admittedly struggled to do so. But when I opened up my email this morning, I saw a blog… Read More
  • Trikafta is Shipping!
    This is mostly a PSA for anyone who may need to hear it, or being told anything else… Trikafta is shipping!  I have spent most of my morning watching videos across my social media timelines of people with CF taking their first doses and it’s giving me goosebumps. What a… Read More
  • My Time in the Triple Combo Study
    In no small way has the triple combo completely changed my life. The first few weeks of the study were some of the most powerful of my life. My lung function seemingly skyrocketed over night, I suddenly felt like I had more energy than an Olympic athlete in the prime… Read More