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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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It is time to put away Christmas, or is it? by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Does anyone else get the post-Christmas blues?  Taking down Christmas is a miserable job that is not only depressing, but also very time consuming.  Why is it that the thre ... Read on »
Happy New Year! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Well, as you can tell by my lack of posts, we had a very busy and WONDERFUL Christmas!  There is nothing quite like having time to spend with those you love the most!  We h ... Read on »
My Christmas Spirit has Arrived! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello! Well, I am really feeling the spirit this morning.  I am sitting in our family room, the tree lighted, the fire warming, and my mom and dad drinking coffee on t ... Read on »
Cute Teacher Gifts! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Well, it is that time of the year again to figure out what to get for the teachers in our lives.  They deserve our thanks and gratitude, but when there are 8 of them, you ne ... Read on »
We all can be Santas! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Well, it is that time of the year again to figure out what to get for the teachers in our lives.  They deserve our thanks and gratitude, but when there are 8 of them, you n ... 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 »
Good Job Portville Prosthetic Panthers! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis What a wonderful weekend for Hannah's Lego League Team the Portville Prosthetic Panthers. They had a great time in Rochester at the Finger Lakes Lego League Tournament. ... Read on »
This is awful! by Nancy 3 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I wanted to make you all aware of the current situation in Arizona where the state's Medicaid program has cut financing for transplant patients.  I am HORRIFIED to think a ... Read on »
SO Proud! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I am so proud of my dad!  He received a much deserved "Hats Off" award from the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance: "For his dedication to and leadership in the commun ... Read on »
Happy Belated Thanksgiving! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends.  We continue to have so much to be thankful for.  The bronch results came back negative for Cepacia ... Read on »
No Results Yet by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello!  I wish I could tell you I had some results from my bronch, but I don't.  I promise to let you know when I do.  I recovered pretty well, though I slept all day on Fr ... Read on »
An Update on Wendy by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hi!  I was able to speak with Wendy's husband and mother and though they had a scare, she is doing much better.  She is out of ICU now, but she needs some special prayers. ... Read on »
Asking for Prayers by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I have a couple of prayer requests today. First, please continue to pray for my friend Wendy, I haven't heard anything from her or her family which really concerns me. ... Read on »
I'm Back! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Sorry about my extended vacation from blogging, I will blame it on my mother whom I wanted to spend every minute with and thus neglected everything else (including my Bible ... 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 »
Beauty is SOUL deep! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends! I have been struggling lately with my sense of beauty. I look in the mirror and see my fattened face, I try to squeeze into pants that no longer fit, I ... Read on »
Lots to Catch Up On! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis You KNOW how AWESOME I think your prayers are, well, let me tell you they have been working.  Wendy is doing really well and is off the ventilator breathing on her own, hoo ... Read on »
Mega Prayer Request by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Okay friends, you know what powerful prayers I think you all have.  Every time I have asked you to pray for something it has happened.  Most recently, for our new kitten, a ... Read on »