Jerry Cahill

You Cannot Fail

Jerry’s ultimate goal of ensuring exercise and therapy compliance for those with CF, as well as sharing messages to inspire anyone, no matter their challenges, led him to launch more programs at BEF. His portfolio includes Wind Sprints/CF Podcast a series of brief videos offering tips on exercise, nutrition, traveling and therapies; You Cannot Fail; TRU Heroes CF Nursing Program; Living by Example Mentorship Program; and Big Air Jerry Comic book/Video Series.

Cystic Fibrosis Podcast

  • Cystic Fibrosis Podcast 228: Post-Pulmonary Exacerbation
    In the latest edition of Jerry Cahill’s Cystic Fibrosis Podcast series, Robert O’Mahony, 31 and living with CF, shares some insight into his life. He loves to travel, play soccer, boat and jet ski, and is a die-hard Chicago Bears fan while balancing work, married life, and living with a… Listen In
  • Cystic Fibrosis Podcast 227: CF UnMasked – Fears of a CF Mom.
    In Jerry Cahill’s latest podcast, Laura Bonnell – mother to two daughters living with CF – shares her family’s story. From diagnosis to study abroad mishaps, Laura worries about her daughters constantly, despite the fact that they tell her not to be concerned all of the time. While her daughters… Listen In
  • Cystic Fibrosis Podcast 226: Managing CF Related Diabetes
    In Jerry Cahill’s latest podcast, Sarah Yourman, who is 29 years old, shares her unique journey living with cystic fibrosis. She not only battles CF, she also faced a Type 1 diabetes and Chrohn’s disease diagnosis at a very early age. Growing up, she tried to live as normal life… Listen In

Articles

  • The Emotional Rollercoaster Ride of Transplant “Dry Runs”
    The Emotional Rollercoaster Ride of Transplant “Dry Runs” To sum it up: dry runs are devastating If you are reading my blog, you probably have some idea of what the transplant process is like… whether you have gone through it yourself or have watched a loved one endure it. And… Read More
  • Aging Out of the ‘Life Expectancy’ for Someone Living with Cystic Fibrosis
    Aging Out of the ‘Life Expectancy’ for Someone Living with Cystic Fibrosis Have you ever had a doctor tell you how long you would live? Has a doctor ever told your parents that you wouldn’t ever see your 16th birthday? To make you comfortable? To ACCEPT that number? I have.… Read More
  • Seven Years Post-Transplant
    Seven Years Post-Transplant Seven years ago, on April 18, I received a new set of lungs from my donor, Chris. He gave me a new lease on life that I can never hope to repay. So, each year I have written him a letter to thank him and to give… Read More