Opening Up About CF in a New Place

Talking candidly about cystic fibrosis during the first few days of my freshman year at college was one of the most liberating experiences of my life. It went something like this: My roommate, David, and I lived in a room that was assigned to us via my appeal under the Americans with Disabilities Act. My...
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Nice Things Still Happen in This World

It’s true, in a world filled with chaos, nice things still happen. Yesterday that nice thing was meeting my niece, Winnie. Darcy and I had to wait the full two-week cycle from when Sydney returned home from the hospital before we could see the baby. The wait was borne out of an abundance of caution...
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Managing My Frustration With the World

It’s been easy to feel frustrated with the pandemic, the growing political divide, the constant stream of less than optimistic news and the uncertainty about what lies ahead (and yes, the complete lack of professional sports). First it was the masks (and maybe it still is?). We’ve all heard it out and about, “wearing these...
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