Posts tagged cystic fibrosis
Sickboy: Brain Cancer

So, what do you do when three days later you find out that that’s exactly what it is? What are you supposed to say when a neurosurgeon looks at you and tells you that if the tumour doesn’t come out immediately it’s going to kill you? How do you react to the phone call from the hospital when you find out that your tumour was the kind you really don’t want to have? What do you do when you find out you have cancer? What does that word even mean? What becomes your state of normality when suddenly nothing is “normal”?

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Sickboy: Cystic Fibrosis

Laughter. For me it’s an incredible therapy. I’m able to get two birds stoned at once with a good chuckle. 1) It's actually spectacular for my lungs and 2) I'm able to laugh in the face of death. Sure, the death isn’t really that imminent. Could be another 10 years before I go due to lung failure, but still, to be able to accept that fate and laugh about it while I’m still breathing is incredibly freeing. 

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