I was encouraged to post this to my blog by someone I met last summer who has quickly become an important person in my life – the sister I never had.
I want to preface this by saying that I have Cystic Fibrosis (CF) which is a genetic lung disease for which there is no cure. CF is a suffocating disease – both literally and figuratively. My life has always been restricted and dictated by CF. My physical activity is limited and I have no idea what it’s like to fill my lungs with a deep breath. I have a routine of medications I have to do in the morning and the evening and there are numerous appointments to go to. There are various pieces of medical equipment that have to be cleaned, maintained, and replaced and a never ending list of prescriptions that need to be refilled at the pharmacy.
I had a sort of epiphany recently that allowed a few things in my life to fall into place and make sense to me like they never had before. Continue reading