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Nine things I’d love to tell my 20-something self

What life lessons would you share with your younger self? Here, I tell my 20-something self some important things about life and coping with the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*… Over 46 years, I have learnt so many physical and … Continue reading

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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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Year of Firsts

Here, I list my ‘year of firsts’ as I battle the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*. Not the habitual festive top 10 list, but memories to store forever… Tis the season to be jolly. Tis also the season where we … Continue reading

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Here and There

Yesterday was a day I’ll never forget: I completed a horrid course of IV treatment to combat my cystic fibrosis (CF)* and then attended the funeral of a dear friend… I’ve just undergone a three-week course of IV treatment, my … 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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Great Strides

Guts and determination aren’t only needed by those battling the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*, they’re also required by our incredible fund raisers. My wife is one of them… Last Sunday, my wife Katie took part in the London Parks … Continue reading

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One day

One day last week I learnt of the sad passing of my long-term CF friend from the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*… Sean Bell, from Manchester, was my main CF mentor. He was 47 years old and I learnt much … Continue reading

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