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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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My new kitty is really struggling by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis If you like to follow my cooking blog, I wanted to let you know that I just added 10 new recipes.  Be sure to check them out! Read on »
Please Pray by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends! As most of you know, I had a bronchoscopy last Tuesday.  I haven't felt too great since then.  I was exhausted for several days after and I have felt he ... Read on »
Meet Zoey by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I am so excited to introduce you to my new kitten, Zoey Matthews.  We adopted her today from Joyful Rescues as a belated Birthday present for me.  I am in love! ... 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 »
More Pictures by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I finally received all of the missing pictures from Scott' phone. Here are more pictures from last weekend at Holiday Valley. Can you tell how steep this is? ... Read on »
The BEST time of the year! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Inside, on a cool Fall day, there is nothing like a little cheer from a friendly scarecrow! Read on »
Happy Early Birthday to Me! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Fall is, by far, my favorite time of the year!  I am always blown away by the breathtaking beauty of the colors here in September and October. I love fall decorating.   ... Read on »
Got Organs? Article from the Bona Venture by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This week has been exciting, stressful, terrifying, and is finally over!  Last night I gave my transplant presentation at St. Bonaventure.  Although I know I could have don ... 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 »
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 »
Ocean City, 2010 by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends! I am finally back online.  We just returned yesterday afternoon from a wonderful end of the summer trip to the beach.  It was a perfect time to g ... 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 »
Southern Tier Feis by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I know you are all probably getting tired of all of our Feis stuff, but I am just so proud of Hannah.  We just got home from Binghamton, NY and Hannah had a terrific Feis!  ... Read on »
Another Post-Transplant Milestone! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Yesterday was a big day for me.  Last week Hannah got a new bike, a 26 inch trail bike.  She had totally outgrown her 20 inch bike, so my parents chipped in and we got her ... Read on »
A wonderful Feis Weekend! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I can't begin to tell you how proud I was of Hannah this weekend.  She danced better than I have ever seen her dance and got a 2nd in the Hard Shoe dance she has been s ... Read on »
Our Weekend at Willow Bay by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I had not been able to share our pictures from our camping weekend.  We camped with the Dixons, their daughter Mary is a friend of Hannah's from Irish Dance.  We really enj ... Read on »
Please Take The Time to Vote!!! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis The U.S. Senate passed S. 1674, the Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act, by unanimous consent. This achievement would not have been possible without the letter ... Read on »