CFRD

Last updated: November 2022

an unwelcome new new normal

My lungs are failing. I have CFRD now along with high blood pressure and high heart rates, I have found I am more tired, get no sleep, hurt a lot after eating, have heartburn, bad pains, and can't walk very far in case of giving out too quick. I find it hard to do the things I once could do before.

Struggling to gain weight

I got sick around 6 months ago and cannot gain any weight. I eat but gain no pounds! I'm just frustrated from being so tiny. I want to gain badly, but I am so scared that I will not make it much longer.

Thankful nonetheless

Every day I am thankful to wake up and thank God for waking me up, but I am sometimes afraid of what might come next.

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