Five Years

This May marks five years since I had my feeding tube placed, or to put it another way, my G-tube has been with my for 1/5 of my life. It’s a strange thought. For years I rejected the idea of having a feeding tube – it just never appealed to me during my high school...
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Seeing the Future

When dealing with a chronic illness, whatever it may be, there is a degree of uncertainty that can often be blinding. At times, it can seem impossible to see the future. As a kid, this isn’t really something that would have crossed my mind. Growing up, my teachers and coaches at every level of education...
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15 Reasons Why I Never Hide My CF

Cystic fibrosis is a major emotional burden; there is no disputing that. I think sometimes what comes of the emotional stress is a hesitancy for people to really open up about CF. Too often do I talk to people with CF only to find out that they aren’t very open about their disease. Now, I...
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