Tag Archives: IV’s

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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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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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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Time Out

‘There’s always someone worse off than you.’ Taking time out to manage my debilitating illness cystic fibrosis (CF)* has allowed me to evaluate this saying… Just like a greyhound chasing and finally catching the rabbit, my CF has caught up … Continue reading

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Right beside me…

A recent anniversary caused me to reflect how important being in a relationship has been in sharing the mighty burden of my chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF).* Last Friday my wife Katie and I celebrated our 10th year wedding anniversary … Continue reading

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Catching the bug

People with the life-threatening illness cystic fibrosis (CF)* are used to catching infections but the bug I’ve recently caught is proving to be more of a help than a hindrance… I’ve not been particularly happy with the state of my … Continue reading

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