Colleen was born with cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disease that primarily affects the pulmonary and digestive systems. As a result of her CF, she has also developed diabetes, anxiety, and depression. While Colleen shares about her conditions to increase awareness, she also promote healthy living for everyone. The pulmonary rehab exercises she does to help her lungs inspire all people to focus on fitness. The diet she’s adopted to help ease her digestive issues inspires all to think about their eating habits. Her self care practices could be beneficial to anyone. Colleen hopes that by showing how she takes control of her health, she will inspire others to do the same.
Colleen never gives up. Even in the hospital she is still practicing what she teaches. — Alan
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