Tag Archives: Life begins at 40

All I want for Christmas…

At this time of year in the UK, it’s normal to be asked what you want from Santa Claus on Christmas Day. The majority of people ask for their latest want big and small. My request, after 40 years of … Continue reading

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White Flag

There are certain times battling cystic fibrosis (CF) when I need to wave the white flag and strategically surrender for a while to re-group and come back fighting. There are different layers of suffering and corresponding medication with CF. Outside of … Continue reading

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Fighting Talk

In life actions often speak louder than words. This is especially true when applied to the sport of boxing as David Haye discovered when he came up against the man mountain Wladimir Klitschko last week. This fight got me thinking … Continue reading

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40 Not Out

Making it to 40 as a life-long cystic fibrosis (CF)* sufferer was a hugely significant milestone and one I didn’t take lightly. It came with a mix of emotions – joy, relief and happiness, but also some guilt for those … Continue reading

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This life begins at 40

I never thought it possible for most of my life. Slowly I dared to dream, even whisper it… now I can shout it out loud – “I’ve made it to 40!” For me it is a moment to reflect on … Continue reading

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