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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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Cross to bear

Hide and not seek. This is the latest challenge for people with the life-threatening illness Cystic Fibrosis (CF)*… Under current medical guidelines CF patients have been advised to no longer spend time with each other. It’s all down to the … Continue reading

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