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Archive for April, 2018

Caregiving for CF

Caregivers can be spouses, partners, families, friends or anyone who takes on an unpaid caring role for someone who needs help because of a physical…

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Balancing Academics and Chronic Illness

School life can be a difficult for anyone, and even more so for those with cystic fibrosis. Although CF does not prevent individuals from obtaining…

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The joys of spring

It is finally here. Spring has officially started this week. There are a lot of reasons why spring is many people’s favourite season. It is…

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Elementary vs. University

Elementary school and university are two stages of life that people can experience very differently. Add cystic fibrosis to it and the experience can either…

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Tips on how to pursue your passion while having CF

“Follow your passion” is a common saying but what does it mean when you are living with a chronic illness? Members of our CF community…

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It’s time to take a break!

March Break is here! Whether you are living with CF or love someone living with CF, it’s the perfect occasion to catch up on your…

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The Role of Family in CF

When it comes to rare disease and chronic illness, the role of family can be essential, even vital in the early stage of life. We’ve…

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Managing relationships

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day. This day is not only about love between two individuals but also about all the relationships with the people who are…

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Take Care of Yourself

There are many personal ways to cope with a rare disease. Our CF community has their own experience with care, and so we’ve asked them…

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