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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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128 People Voted for Nancy for the PHBA 2009!

Comments: Because Nancy is the greatest. 

I think Nancy should win the blog because she is an amazing person! She is an inspiration to all of her friends and family. She is an amazing person, Friend, mother and wife. She is a fighter. She makes you think about about what is really important in life. Thank you Nancy. You are one of kind.


Nancy continues to make a major contribution to her family, her community and the world.  The books she has published will make a difference in someone's life, and that is part of creating a legacy.

Comments: I do not know Nancy personally, but I know her Aunt Jo - and I have been following Nancy's blog for over a year now - ever since before the big surgery.  Nancy is the most radiant and positive Christian patient I have ever watched go through all of these health problems.  What an inspiration she has been to me - always looking at life positively and knowing that God will take care of her, even at her lowest times.  I vote for Nancy!
Comments: she is great.
Comments: We love Nancy!!!
Comments: Nancy is the most amazing person i have ever meet. Just when i think myself or others around have a difficult time. I remember how hard it is for her and never once have i seen her sad. She is truly a Angel.
Comments: Great inspiration!
Comments: I believe Nancy should win, because she is an amazing woman, who has been on a very difficult journey, she has always been an encouragemnt to those around her, she always kept her faith and her belief in the God that she serves, I just think she is an amazing woman and deserves to win
Comments: Nancy offers other transplant patients and those on the waiting list and their families an honest account of what the experience is like. She shares the good times as well as the bad and continues to inspire.
Comments: My sister-in-law had this same surgery Sunday night in Pittsburgh and I live in Boston.  Reading helped me know the progress and everything is very much inline with what I hear from her family members, but greater detail.  Wonderfully written and with such compassion and faith.
Comments: My sister has been through it all!  A real trooper and she has more courage than anyone I have ever known, even for an ol soldier like me! 
Comments: Nancy is awesome not only in her battle with her health issues but in her continuing faith and courage facing real everyday challenges.  She is truly inspiring
Comments: Nancy Matthews is a beautiful person, and an inspiration to many!
Comments: Nancy is one of the most down to earth people you will ever meet.  Even after going through her tough life experiences, she is the first to stand up when it comes to helping somebody else out.  She's a true inspiration. 
Comments: What an amazing woman....what an amazing journey.  Nancy has been an inspiration to so many people.  She kept this blog going through the valleys of life and was able to bring people with her up to the mountain top. 
Comments:   I have faithfully followed Nancy's blog and Prayed cried and laughed for her unique ways of telling her story. She is quite a journalist in her own right and deserves to win. YES FOR NANCY!!!
Comments: I think Nancy should win because she had done  an awesome job sharing her journey!
Congratulations, Nancy!
People's HealthBlogger Awards 2009
People's HealthBlogger Awards 2009 - Best 100 Winner! Winner!