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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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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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Days like this

Knowing when you feel content is a tough trick in life. Is this harder or easier for someone, like me, battling with a long-term illness like cystic fibrosis (CF)*? Being ‘in the moment’ (as is the modern parlance) and realising … Continue reading

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Staying the course

Featuring in a recent TV programme on the ticking time-bomb of antibiotic resistance highlighted my own plight with the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*… Let’s start with the basics… an antibiotic is a term for a drug or other substance … 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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Goodbye to all that

A candle was blown out at Christmas, when the life of a fellow cystic fibrosis (CF)* adult was cut horribly short. For me, this has always been the hardest part… He left a lasting impression on anyone that had the … Continue reading

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Introspective

The recent death of my father has given me fresh perspective on how I can and will keep battling the life-threatening illness, cystic fibrosis (CF).* People have kindly told me that my struggle with CF has given them perspective on … Continue reading

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