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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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Great Video of the Olean Area Irish Dancers by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Here is a video from St. Patrick's Day.  Hannah is in the green dress!  This dance is Miss Brown's Fancy.  Pause the music player before you watch. Read on »
Will Spring Ever Come? by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Well, after receiving 6 new inches of snow yesterday, I am starting to wonder if spring will ever come to Western New York.  The snow reminded me, however, that I haven't s ... Read on »
St. Patrick's Day by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello!  I am happy to report that I survived St. Patrick's Day. Hannah and I traveled to 15 shows and participated in 2 parades.  We are beat this week! How blessed a ... Read on »
Hello! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Thank you to those of you who have been patient with my cat post, I am not sure why the pictures were only working on some computers. Just a quick update.  We are hea ... Read on »
Need a Good Laugh? by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I had to share this, it cracked me up!  I have seen these looks on my own cats, but was never creative enough to give them words.  Enjoy! ... Read on »
The Retreat was a Success! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Well, today I am asking myself if putting my health in jeopardy in order to have the girls' retreat was worth it.  Though I am feeling really lousy this week, I can say it ... Read on »
The War Wages On! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I didn't want any of you to think I had succumbed to the flu.  I continue to fight and see small improvements every day.  Unfortunately, Hannah came down with it on Sunday, ... Read on »
Not a cold, the FLU! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis So, that head cold took a major turn for the worse Thursday night and a nasal swab yesterday came back positive for influenza.  I am a MESS!  I slept for 36 hours straight. ... 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 »
She will be missed! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Whitney Fleming  (Died February 8, 2011) Whitney Rae Fleming, 34, passed away on February 8, 2011 after a long courageous fight with chronic lung disea ... Read on »
Life is NOT fair! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Why would I have such a downer of a title?  Because I lost a pre-transplant friend yesterday and my heart is breaking.  Whitney, whom I have asked you to pray for, has gone ... 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 »
The Calm After the Storm by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis  I awoke this morning to sunshine.  Our entire yard was filled with crystals of snow.  A group of six young deer had ventured out into our field and were grazing on wha ... 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 »
Urgent Prayers Needed! 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 ... Read on »
An Uninterrupted Life by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Oh to have the life of a kitten.  Nothing to worry about, food always provided, love when you choose it, solitude when you don't.  Who wouldn't love to have such an ... Read on »
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 »
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 »
I Need Some Prayer Warriors by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Dear friends, I come to you once again with a prayers request.  I just learned today that one of my dear new pre-transplant friends, Whitney, went into respiratory failure ... 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 »