Straight from the Lungs

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Extra Breaths 08 - Better than Flowers

These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Katie. In Episode 08 of Straight from the Lungs, Katie spoke about her boyfriend Michael and how he helps manage her Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from her.

 

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Extra Breaths 08 - Married

These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Veronika and Kenny. In Episode 8 of Straight from the Lungs, Veronika told the story of catcalling a boy named Kenny on a beach and marrying him 3 months later. Here’s more from them.

 

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Episode 08 - Love

When you find the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, how do you tell them you have something as big as Cystic Fibrosis? It’s tricky enough sometimes for people that have CF to cope with everything – how is someone else going to react when they’re suddenly plunged into this scary new world?

 

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Presented and produced by William Marler.

Recorded at Birmingham City University.

Featuring the voices of Veronika and Kenny, Katie, Andy, Brittney, and Dr Helen Barr.

Music by Ben Weatherill.

Illustration by Vicky Neville.

Thanks to Sam Lewis for his keen ear and ever-helpful advice.

Extra Breaths 07 - 1% Everyday

These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of George. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, George spoke about how an emergency hospital visit several years ago made him rethink his entire approach to Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from him.

 

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Extra Breaths 07 - Lung Function

These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Fiona. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, Fiona spoke about the lung function test and how it can be used to determine the wellbeing of someone with Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from her.

 

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Extra Breaths 07 - Hospital Stays

These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Dr Jayesh Bhatt. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, Dr Bhatt spoke about how a 2-week hospital stay is often necessary for people with Cystic Fibrosis Here’s more from him.

 

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Extra Breaths 07 - My First Hospital Stay

These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of me, William Marler. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, We spoke about how people with Cystic Fibrosis sometimes need to go into hospital for a couple of weeks to have IV antibiotics. I'm 24 and I've been in hospital 9 times, but I still remember my first every hospital stay 12 years ago.

 

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Episode 07 - Hospital

Hospital can feel like a second home for some people with Cystic Fibrosis. We have regular check-ups that last a couple of hours, and if we’re ill it can mean staying in hospital for a couple of weeks. We have many CF teams here in the UK, each with their own specialist staff.

 

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Presented and produced by William Marler.

Recorded at Birmingham City University.

Featuring the voices of Marlene, Charles, Martine, Siobhan, Oli, Morgan, George, and the CF teams at Birmingham and Nottingham including Fiona, Andrew/Andy, Dr Jayesh Bhatt, and Dr Helen Barr.

Music by Ben Weatherill.

Illustration by Vicky Neville.

Thanks to Sam Lewis for his keen ear and ever-helpful advice.

Extra Breaths 06 - PIP in Court

These are Extra Breaths coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Kate. In episode 6 of Straight from the Lungs, I spoke about my difficult experience applying for Personal Independence Payment. As stressful as it was, I’m very fortunate that I didn’t need to take it to court. Kate however, wasn’t so lucky.

 

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Extra Breaths 06 - PIP

These are Extra Breaths coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Ang. In episode 6 of Straight from the Lungs, Ange spoke about Personal Independence Payment and how it can provide financial support to someone with Cystic Fibrosis in the UK. Here’s more from her.

 

Find out more about applying for PIP on the official website.

 

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