One of the hardest parts of being a mom is when your child is in pain. One of the hardest things a child will have to reconcile is why your mom would allow pain. Mother's are supposed to protect and prevent injury to their children but what if the very things designed to help your... Continue Reading →
In Canada, May is Cystic Fibrosis awareness month. November is diabetes, osteoporosis and lung disease awareness month. March is kidneys, liver, colon, epilepsy, and Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. February is black history and heart and stroke month. April is autism, oral health, Parkinson and IBS month. Are you getting the picture? Every month except August... Continue Reading →
My university daughter is preparing for exams this week. It's hard to watch. She stays up way too late studying and writing papers. She doesn't eat well, she gets grumpy, snappy and pushes the limits of exhaustion. Inevitably she will end up physically sick. I was the same way in school. I got so anxious... Continue Reading →
When weight loss is a bad thing.
How exactly can 100 grams make anyone cry? When you go to the Cystic Fibrosis clinic for your 3 month check in and your little guy not only hasn't gained weight in 3 months but has lost 100 grams. Sucker punch to this CF momma's heart. Here's the place where only other CF mommas (that's... Continue Reading →
Cystic Fibrosis Taught Us This
What our family has learned from cystic fibrosis.