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Archive for April, 2019

Organ Donation and cystic fibrosis

April is Organ Donation Awareness (or BeADonor) Month. Organ donation, specifically lung transplant, is a huge topic in our community and one that brings up…

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Living with an unpredictable disease

When you have CF, life can often be unpredictable. A simple cold can turn into an infection and an infection can lead to a long…

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Practical Tips to Stay Organized during March Break – Caregivers Edition

March Break is such a fun time of year! Children are on break from school, and some parents /guardians take vacation time to spend it…

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The unique challenges of caregiving

In honour of Family Day, we are excited to share this caregivers community blog post. We have reached out to parents and siblings of people…

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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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