The Roller Coaster Called Life

April 16, 2015 8:08 PM

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Up and down, up and down. Happy moments and moments of sadness. Incredible highs and sometimes devastating lows. Good days. Bad days. Things you can control and sometimes things you can't control. That's just how life is. Moments of exuberance followed by moments of reality. Moments of feeling on top of the world to moments of wanting to crawl into a ball and make everyone and everything disappear.

When you live with a chronic illness there is a heightened awareness of the roller coaster. There is an understanding, a keen understanding, that the highs, the momentous occasions could be taken away at any point. An underlying fear that the disease, in my case cystic fibrosis, could rear its ugly ...

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