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I received a double lung transplant at the end of June 2019, at the age of 47, as my lungs were failing due to Pulmonary Fibrosis. I was diagnosed with Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in 2013 which causes slow and irreversible scarring of the lun …Read story
My name is Kirstin and I had my double lung transplant November 2018. I was diagnosed with CF at 6 months old. I’m 1 of 3 Siblings and the only one with CF. Life as a child was busy with medicines, physio and hospital visits or admissions but I still d …Read story
I was born on the 17th November 1974, I was slow to feed & a bit blue colour skin. So I was put into the ‘special care baby unit’ at my local hospital (Northampton) for a week then referred to Oxford (Radcliffe Infirmary) for further tests. Before …Read story
I am 31 and received a double lung transplant in September 2013. I was born with the hereditary condition Cystic Fibrosis. Cystic Fibrosis is a condition that mainly affects the lungs and digestive system. I managed to complete university with increa …Read story
I received a heart & lung transplant 26 years ago, due to suffering from Cystic Fibrosis. It all began when I was just 18 months old I was diagnosed with CF. My parents knew I had Cystic Fibrosis because my older sister Caroline who was seven year …Read story
I had double-lung transplant surgery in August 2013, at the age of 31, due to Cystic Fibrosis. My CF lungs had got me as far as they could, so I was placed on the transplant list and was fortunate enough to only wait for 3 months until surgery, with on …Read story
I am 37yrs old and received a double lung transplant in April 2013. I was born with Cystic Fibrosis and fortunately I had been quite well for most of my life. Despite never being very good at it I loved sports, joined the local basketball and jiu-jitsu …Read story