Tag Archives: CF and children

Never Thought…

This month, I wanted to highlight some things I’d never thought I’d ever do, say or feel in my 44 years surviving the life-threatening condition cystic fibrosis (CF)*… DO Getting married, let alone just celebrating my 12th wedding anniversary with … Continue reading

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Never Stop

An eventful last month and cystic fibrosis (CF)* week in the UK can be summed up by two words: NEVER STOP… Never stop forgetting those dear CF friends and acquaintances that have sadly passed away from this relentless condition. Recently … Continue reading

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Mirror Man

Imagine meeting someone for the first time and you both knew each other inside out? Well, that’s what happened when I recently met a cystic fibrosis (CF)* veteran from America… I met Jerry Cahill in a London hotel to record … Continue reading

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Unconditional

Love for your child burns deep. This unconditional love tends to plough an even deeper furrow when that child is sick or suffers from a life-threatening illness like cystic fibrosis* (CF)… Last week my dear mum, Margaret Wotton, celebrated her … Continue reading

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Breaking the mould

I’ve been celebrating this last week since my gorgeous son Felix turned five. Every parent takes delight in the milestones of their children, but there’s extra poignancy for me… Born in 1971 and diagnosed six months later with the chronic … Continue reading

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From here to paternity

“I’ll not live long enough to have a wife and child” was a statement to my Mum on a seaside pier in the late 90’s. Back then, staying alive with Cystic Fibrosis (CF)* was not certain, so speculating about a family was … Continue reading

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