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Reach for the sky

Much has happened over these last few months to make me look up towards the heavens… The expression ‘the sky’s the limit’ is used when there are no limits to what something or someone can achieve and to demonstrate that … 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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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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