We’ve all read about the girl who has months left to live and is following her bucket list through to completion or the cancer survivor who lives each day as … Continue reading What’s purpose anyway?
Last night I was nominated for the ice bucket challenge by a very good friend. Well, apologies to anyone who was eager to catch a flash of my pasty white middle … Continue reading August is pretty chilly anyway…
I have a habit. I don’t like to talk about it. Even if I wanted to, I couldn’t kick it. My daily pick-me-up. I’m not alone. A lot of young … Continue reading My dirty habit
On learning about my CF, an ex boyfriend of mine very kindly (and with only a small hint of panic in his voice) once asked how he’d know if I … Continue reading Project management and pills
Ah it’s that time again. Home Intravenous Antibiotics and work. Always a tricky balance, but one made a lot easier for me this time by a job I truly enjoy … Continue reading Don’t mind me; I spilt some heparin in your coffee
Patience and perspective come in handy in many professional situations. They’re also pretty useful qualities to have when a doctor is sticking a plastic wire up your nose while passing … Continue reading Nothing like a nasal potential difference test to teach a little patience
Starting this blog was not easy. I used to struggle with the idea that future employers might pass me over for candidates who didn’t have a serious antibiotic habit going … Continue reading Fear is not conducive to good work
I moved to London late November last year all full of hope and expectations for the year to come. I’d got a new job and things were looking good. Since … Continue reading Allow yourself a stumble or two
In January 2012, I went to Korea anyway. The previous summer I had posted a message about a Korean-English language exchange in a local oriental food shop. A few weeks … Continue reading Professional discrimination with cystic fibrosis, Part II: Sticking it to the man.
This is a topic I really want to talk about and if I could give any advice to young adults with health conditions it would be this. I suppose it’s … Continue reading Professional discrimination with cystic fibrosis. Part I: on TEFL and South Korea
…Why yes actually, I spent a very engaging 6 hours in hospital taking part in a first-of-its-kind phase III clinical gene therapy trial. Could have done with an actual day … Continue reading “Do anything nice on your day off then?”