Tag Archives: Countdown

Unlimited

Gandhi encouraged us to be the change we want to see. My mindset towards battling the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)* has been improved by two extra letters… Certain words or descriptions can drag you down before you’re day even … 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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White Flag

There are certain times battling cystic fibrosis (CF) when I need to wave the white flag and strategically surrender for a while to re-group and come back fighting. There are different layers of suffering and corresponding medication with CF. Outside of … Continue reading

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Fighting Talk

In life actions often speak louder than words. This is especially true when applied to the sport of boxing as David Haye discovered when he came up against the man mountain Wladimir Klitschko last week. This fight got me thinking … Continue reading

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Control

We all want to feel ‘in control’ of our lives – to feel able to manage our destiny and those of our family. Sometimes your health can prevent you from achieving this… Indeed, some people become obsessive and are ‘control … Continue reading

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The show must go on

Quite a lot of my time living with Cystic Fibrosis* feels like a giant act covering up how I’m feeling physically and mentally. My coping mechanism at these times is to ignore it; think ‘I can’ thoughts and have a … Continue reading

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40 Not Out

Making it to 40 as a life-long cystic fibrosis (CF)* sufferer was a hugely significant milestone and one I didn’t take lightly. It came with a mix of emotions – joy, relief and happiness, but also some guilt for those … Continue reading

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