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Archive for September, 2018

How to tell someone about your chronic illness

Talking about your chronic illness to other people is not an easy task. Not only is cystic fibrosis a disease that can be complicated to…

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Your CF Morning Routine

The morning routine is an important part of the day for everyone. It allows us to begin the day feeling good and productive. It often…

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Managing Your Treatments

Managing your CF treatments or of those who care for requires a lot of patience, consistency and time. Although it can sometimes feel overwhelming, our CF community’s…

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The Grover Family: A Story of Resilience

My name is Tammy Grover. I am a single mom to Jaydn, Jelena, and Jenesis. In 2002, our lives changed forever. My son Jaydn was…

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Summer Care Tips

Summer is the best season to get outside, travel and do fun activities. However, it is also important for people living with CF to put…

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Tips on how to manage pain with CF

With chronic illness often comes pain and fatigue. Today, CFers share their best advice for coping with pain when you have cystic fibrosis. “So many…

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Chronic Illness and Media

Educating people about cystic fibrosis, a rare and invisible illness, is an essential but long process. Media can play an important role in depicting what…

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Cystic Fibrosis & Friendships

Having cystic fibrosis affects the day to day life and sometimes even relationships and friendships. As we know, friends can be our number one supporters,…

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Growing Older With CF

Canadians with cystic fibrosis born today have an estimated median survival age of over 50. Because of research and medical advancement, they live longer and…

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