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

  • 10 Years with My Feeding Tube
    This June marks a full decade with my feeding tube – or I guess feeding tubes since I am ~supposed~ to switch it out every 6-8 months. For those of you keeping score at home, that reality is more like a feeding tube swap every 12-16 months. I am shocked… Read More
  • Fully Vaxxed and Shedding my Mask (Most of the Time)
    I don’t always blog on Saturday, but when I do it’s because I have something I need to get off my chest. This week, the CDC provided guidance to state and federal policymakers that fully vaccinated people (two weeks after their final shot) can do just about everything they did… Read More
  • Cystic Fibrosis at 30
    It’s been a while since I last blogged about my life. I suppose that’s the price I’m paying for oversubscribing to credits this academic year – a small silver lining of hybrid/remote school! My blogging hiatus led to missed commentary on a lifetime milestone. I turned 30 in April! I… Read More