1. Find a medium sized drinking straw [a flexible straw you buy in packs at the grocery store, not a McDonald's straw].
A few seconds in you might not think it's so bad, but then around 25 seconds you begin to consciously think about the air pouring into your lungs. Then around 35 seconds you wonder if it's almost over. By 6O seconds your lungs are beginning to panic a bit and scream to be released from such bondage. But people with CF don't get to stop: it's why each breath seems so valuable. Some days it feels like it takes everything just to breathe. Because it does.