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Nancy

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Nancy Matthews is 35 year old wife and mother with cystic fibrosis (CF) and diabetes. She has been waging a battle with CF, a terminal genetic disorder, for many years. In January of 2007, Nancyâ??s body entered the end stages of CF. On December 10, 2008 she received the miracle of a double... Full Bio
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20 Million in 2012 Campaign by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis 20 Million in 2012 Campaign  has recently launched a campaign to register 20 Million new organ donors in 2012. The national organization promoting organ, eye and tis ... Read on »
9 Year Old Shooting Victim's Organs Help Save Child by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Christina-Taylor Green, the 9-year-old girl killed in Saturday's shootings in Tucson, donated her organs. She was one of six people killed in the shooting that targete ... Read on »
A Family Vacation by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Okay, it is time to reveal what I have been preparing for.  This Saturday we leave for an amazing family vacation.  When I say family, I mean the WHOLE family, my parents, ... Read on »
A Feising We Will Go.. by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Well, we spent the weekend in Cleveland Ohio at another Irish Dance competition.  This was a tough one, with over 30 girls in Hannah's category.  Though she didn't place in ... Read on »
A FUN Halloween Weekend! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Wow, what a crazy weekend this has been.  We celebrated Hannah's Birthday with her girlfriends and, of course, did the Halloween thing.  Tomorrow is her actual Birthday, so ... Read on »
A Gaga-licious Halloween by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Pumpkin Carving...  Hannah's (hers has HN on the side), Scott's, Mine Trick or Treat!! Hope you had a Hauntingly Go ... Read on »
A Great Birthday Party! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I can't even begin to tell you what a wonderful evening I had Saturday. It was a true celebration of not only my Birthday, but the wonderful friendships that have gotten me ... Read on »
A Great Time in Vermont! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis We had such a wonderful weekend in Vermont! Our cousin Emily's wedding was awesome, probably the best wedding I've ever been to. She looked stunning and was glowing with hap ... Read on »
A great weekend in Pittsburgh! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I didn't get a chance to let you know that we were headed to Pittsburgh on Friday.  We had a busy few days there starting Saturday morning with a Halloween Feis (pronounced ... Read on »
A Hard Life Lesson by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Yesterday my sweet Hannah learned a hard life lesson.  She has been fishing with her dad for several years now, but they have never caught any fish we could actually eat.  ... Read on »
A New Twist on Organ Donation by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis A new twist on organ donation...   This is fascinating.  At  www.matchingdonors.com  patients can actually search for a living donor and individuals interested in d ... Read on »
A Pittsburgh Update by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello!  I have to tell you, I think your powerful prayers did the trick again.  I had a good trip to Pittsburgh.  My pulmonary function tests had improved from my last two v ... Read on »
A Quick Update by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I am not sure how time can fly so quickly. When I was sick days dragged along, but now the week is over before I know it. That is a good thing, but it makes it harder for me ... Read on »
A Response to the Arizona Crisis by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I wanted to share this response with you from a comment made to my "This is Awful" post.  I really appreciate the research Julie has done on this topic.  She is a mother of ... Read on »
A Rough Couple of Weeks by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends! I am finally getting a chance to update my blog.  It has been a difficult couple of weeks.  As most of you know, I came home from Jackson and got sick. ... Read on »
A Special Prayer Request by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis People are always asking me how they can help raise money and/or awareness for Cystic Fibrosis.  If you live in the Buffalo area, volunteers are needed to help out with sev ... Read on »
A Special Request by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Dear friends, I want to ask of you a very special favor. My friend Cammi needs your prayers desperately. Instead of trying to explain it myself, I will use the words from ... Read on »
A Terrific Second Honeymoon! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This year Scott and I are celebrating 15 years of marriage.  As a special treat, we decided to use some of our tax return and go on a 2nd Honeymoon.  What an incredible few ... Read on »
A terrific weekend by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis We had an incredible weekend in Akron and Cleveland!  We drove to Cuyahoga Falls, OH on Friday and stayed in a beautiful hotel overlooking the falls. We brought our go ... Read on »
A truthful confession by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis As many of you know, who have followed my blog, it has become more that a transplant journey, it is a life journey with many lessons learned along the way.  I try to truthf ... Read on »