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Archive for June, 2018

The Benefits of Sharing Our CF Stories

Sharing your story online can be sometimes frightening but the benefits of it can also be extremely positive. By sharing, you can use your own…

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Audrey’s Story

Dear Members of the Cystic Fibrosis Community, Let me introduce myself.  My name is Audrey Boissonneault.  I’m 18 years old and too much of a…

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Cystic Fibrosis & Invisible Illness

Sometimes disabilities and illnesses are invisible. For that reason, it can become a lot more difficult to explain to others what struggles or challenges you…

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Long Hospital Stay 101

Coping with long hospital stay can be difficult. You are far away from relatives and friends and it can feel lonely or unpleasant. When you…

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Celebrating your milestones

People with cystic fibrosis understand from an earlier age that their time for savouring life’s sweet things may be limited. So, whether it is a…

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Dear CF Community

Our community is small but mighty. Friends, families, fundraisers, donors, supporters, volunteers and researchers, we are all working towards the same goal, a world without…

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Tori’s Story

My name Is Tori Taskas, I’m 19 from Toronto, and I have cystic fibrosis. If you saw me in my everyday life you would think…

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7 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Starting A New Medication

Contrary to popular belief, you have just as much responsibility to your health as your doctor or healthcare professional does. Some might even argue that…

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Managing a full-time job and CF

When you have a chronic illness like cystic fibrosis, it can be very difficult to maintain a full-time job as your schedule fills up with…

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