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TIM Talk

Exciting news… I have been invited to speak and promote my Cystic Fibrosis (CF)* book at the Wantage Betjeman Literary Festival in late October. Find out more… A life battling the chronic conditions of CF and diabetes is full of … Continue reading

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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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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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Miss List

What are the top 5 things you’ll miss when you’re gone and how can you enjoy them before it’s too late? Recent events in the world have left me rather dazed. From the shocking terrorist attacks in France, Belgium, Turkey … 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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