The CF Community Blog is written by the community, for the community. It's about sharing our experiences, reflections, and perspectives — the good days, the bad days, and all the tough and wonderful things in between. With topics ranging from emotional health to treatments, the blog is a platform to share your unique story.
I began fundraising and raising CF awareness soon after my son, Aidan, was diagnosed as a baby. After years of successful fundraiser walks, Aidan asked me to stop — opening my eyes to the difference between being a mom of someone with CF and being the person who is living with CF.
As Congress debates how to stabilize the health insurance marketplaces, several proposals would directly improve the ability of people with cystic fibrosis to access high quality, specialized care.
With several successes for the cystic fibrosis community over the past several months, advocacy is as important as ever to preserving our progress and working toward a cure.