As 2013 comes to a close I am in a reflective and joyous mood. This year has been very good to my little family. We have had much to enjoy and be thankful for in all facets of our lives.
From a health perspective Dave and I have ended this year triumphantly. Since Dave’s three week hospital admission he has been firing on all cylinders. He’s put on a bit of weight, is getting stronger and fitter and his lung function is stable at a very pleasing PB after years of dwindling performances.
As for me, I haven’t had intravenous antibiotics for nineteen months! I haven’t been able to avoid a holiday at the Hilton for this long in quite a few years. My lung function was at my peak for a third clinic visit in a row and I officially fall into the “well and stable” category according to my consultant.
2014 hails the beginning of two years of the open label trial for Kalydeco Plus. That is, we will both be taking the certified “real deal”. If we are already taking Kalydeco Plus then this would explain our fantastic health and we would expect it to continue. If we aren’t… imagine how well we’ll feel then! Oh, the possibilities.
Throughout the year I have been constantly amazed by the interest, care, support and love that I have received from people in my life and those who respond to my blog and Facebook posts. I am touched when people take the time to engage with CF and to discover more about what it’s like to live with this condition. Thank you.
I hope that 2013 has ended well for all of you and that 2014 promises fantastic experiences. Happy Christmas and New Year to all, and to all a good night!