Tag Archives: Postcards from Earth

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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Right there

Some divine intervention came my way recently just when I needed it the most; and it came in the most curious of forms… I had been very busy at work, having gone many months without a worthwhile break. In mid-July, … 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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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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A love worth giving

I want to publicise a documentary about a tragedy that could affect any of us… the need for transplant organs to help conditions like my cystic fibrosis (CF)*… ‘A Love Worth Giving’ tells the extraordinary story of newly-married Sam and … Continue reading

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