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Archive for April, 2018

Julie’s Story

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is honoured to be able to share Julie Depatie’s story. Julie was a CF fighter and advocate. Although she was going through…

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Self-Love & Chronic Illness

Self-love, self-esteem, and body confidence are attributes everyone struggles with at some point in their lives, and it can be even more difficult if you…

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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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