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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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Date Night by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends!  I have to share with you the wonderful night Hannah and I had.  Scott is out of town for business, so it was just us girls.  A few months ago I purchased a ... Read on »
Deck-orating by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Cracker Before Cracker After Read on »
Did a Bomb Explode in my Head? by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis That was the question I woke up with this morning.  I went to bed feeling fine and woke up feeling like World War III had started in my sinuses, nose, and throat.  I know y ... Read on »
Difficult Few Days by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends! Wow, this has been a tough week!  On Tuesday, Scott brought our cat Sweet Pea to the vet.  As he was loading her in the car to come home, she somehow es ... Read on »
Ecology Camp by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Last week Hannah got to go to Ecology Camp with her 6th grade class.  She had a blast!  Friday night she talked and sang our ears off. I spent the day Wednesday helping o ... Read on »
Emmanuel: God IS with Us!!! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Have you ever felt the soul within you leap for joy?  I did last night when prayers were answered and God was praised. I have kept you abreast of the saga of Hannah's Bir ... Read on »
Emotions by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Have you ever had one of those days where every little thing makes you cry? That has been today for me. I am not sure if it is the increased medications or if I am just h ... Read on »
Exciting New CF Research! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hope continues to grow within the CF community. I do believe I will see a cure for CF in my lifetime, now that I have been given a chance to live on! -------------------- ... Read on »
EXPERRT Act Passed by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis You did it! Both the House of Representatives and Senate have passed legislation that includes the Expanding and Promoting Expertise in Review of Rare Treatments (EXPERRT) ... Read on »
Extreme Mountain Biking... At Least for Me! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hannah has been wanting me to ride bikes with her in the woods by our house for weeks now.  I have been a total CHICKEN!  On Saturday, she finally convinced me to try. ... Read on »
Eye has not seen... by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I have spent a lot of time reflecting recently on the amazing things God can do with my life if I just let Him.  Things I never imagined myself doing have suddenly become m ... Read on »
Feis at the Falls by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This weekend was our last Feis of the season.  It was in Niagara Falls, NY, and Hannah ended her season with 7 more medals, hooray!  Her teacher in Buffalo loved her new so ... Read on »
Finally, One Picture! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hawk Nelson Jonathan, Zaryan, Justin, Jason, Hannah, Me, Daniel So, I am VERY behind with posting and had hoped to share more pictures by now.  At least I can ... Read on »
First Day of School by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Today is Hannah's first day of 6th grade.  It is hard to believe another school year has begun. I always feel sad on the first day of school.  I mi ... Read on »
First Presentation for UNYTS by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends!  Today was my first day sharing my story for UNYTS.  I had the honor of sharing the podium with a lovely woman who donated her daughter's organs when she pas ... Read on »
Friendship by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Something I was reminded of in a BIG way while I was in Jackson was the power of friendship.  It can and does last the test of time.  Your true friends know and love you ... Read on »
Fun Times at Stony Brook State Park! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hannah had an Irish Dance Competition right outside of Hershey, PA in June.  On our day off, we did some cave exploration, mining for gems, and of course checked out the de ... Read on »
Give the Gift of Hope with Holiday DVDs by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Holiday Classics to Benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation! The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and CVS Pharmacy has worked together this holiday season to bring you Classic Hol ... Read on »