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Archive for March, 2017

Brenda Chambers-Ivey: Part 2 of 2

On July 28, 2003, life changed when I received the breath of life from the most amazing set of new lungs! Mine had served me…

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Importance of Online Communities

In 2017, online connections are becoming more and more part of our everyday lives. No one understands the importance of this more than those living…

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On Parenting: I Always Wanted to Be A Dad

Cystic Fibrosis Canada will be profiling different journeys of fertility and parenting with CF. If you are interested in sharing your story please email tgillespie@cysticfibrosis.ca…

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How to Bounce Back from a Cold

Unfortunately, it’s that time of year where colds are being passed around non-stop. The average “how to bounce back from a cold” tips may not…

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Work Balance

Living with Cystic Fibrosis can feel like a job in and of itself. Try balancing school or work (or both!) on top of that and…

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When Alcohol Meets CF

Your average middle-school class may cover the dangers of drinking, it may even cover how to drink responsibly, but it probably doesn’t cover how to…

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On Parenting: Life Lessons from a Mother with Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Canada will be profiling different journeys of fertility and parenting with CF, this is the first in a series. If you are interested…

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Cancelling Plans when you have Cystic Fibrosis

As Robert Burns once said “The best-laid plans often go awry”. Living with Cystic Fibrosis can often put a dent in these plans. Cancelling time…

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Cystic Fibrosis Friendships

We all know that infection control policies make it difficult to be friends with other CFers, but we also know that these friendships are like…

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