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Archive for February, 2019

Love and Marriage and CF

Happy Valentines’ Day! Today is a special day to celebrate love in its many forms, and we wanted to take this opportunity to celebrate some…

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Adulting with CF

The transition from pediatric care to adult care is a big moment in the cystic fibrosis community, which involves shifts of responsibility, advocating for one’s…

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Our CF Childhood

Growing up can be tough. It’s challenging to create structure and routine for children, but growing up with CF makes it even more challenging. The…

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The Financial Stress of Being Chronically Ill

Being chronically ill impacts the lives of people in many ways. You often hear about the emotional and physical pain caused by chronic illness, but…

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Stefan’s Story

My name is Stefan Cerio, I am 26 years old. I was born July 12, 1992 in Hamilton, Ontario. Unlike many sufferers of cystic fibrosis,…

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Ella’s Story

Hi, my name is Ella. I live in Regina and I am eight years old. I have two little sisters. We homeschool. Mom is our…

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Holiday Wishes

On Giving Tuesday, November 27, Cystic Fibrosis Canada launched our holiday giving campaign Tough Questions. Our community was introduced to five families across Canada affected…

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The Routhier Family: The word “WORRY” is always swirling around in our heads

From beautiful Coaticook in the Estrie region, I’d like to share my story with cystic fibrosis. On a lovely autumn day, I gave birth to…

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The Meyer Family: The smaller, daily questions are actually the hardest

My son Beckett just turned 10.  We moved to Winnipeg last year, but Beckett enjoyed his early years in British Columbia. Beckett is precocious, with…

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