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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly neatly sums up the last few months in my battle with the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*… The Good Felix, my sprightly nine year old son, has started playing field hockey. He’s been … Continue reading

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Unlimited

Gandhi encouraged us to be the change we want to see. My mindset towards battling the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)* has been improved by two extra letters… Certain words or descriptions can drag you down before you’re day even … 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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More than this

Question: Who would want an enduring and meaningful friendship with their pharmacist? Answer: I do. Welcome to another interesting survival aspect of a life battling cystic fibrosis (CF)* Jeet Patel, my pharmacist for the last twenty years retired recently. I’ve … 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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Never Stop

An eventful last month and cystic fibrosis (CF)* week in the UK can be summed up by two words: NEVER STOP… Never stop forgetting those dear CF friends and acquaintances that have sadly passed away from this relentless condition. Recently … 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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