A blog about living life despite battling Cystic Fibrosis.

Monthly Archives:November 2016

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Wendy and her parents after college graduation

How I Got My Mom to See Me as an Adult in Charge of My Own CF Care

Here’s my experience with that awkward moment when you have to tell that one person who has always been there for you your whole life that they need to just let go a little bit.

Transitioning into adulthood is a hard game to play and comes with many challenges. One of the hardest and trickiest of these challenges is gaining independence — especially when you have cystic fibrosis. As many of you know, CF takes an immense amount of treatment and effort. This often means that we grow up without a lot of independence. Not only are we dependent on our CF treatments, but we are also dependent on our parents to care for us…