Update on life

I’m on day 11 with 10 days left of a 21 day IV course.  My labs (Amikacin levels, creatinine and BUN) have been great!  I have steered clear of ibuprofen and done my best to stay hydrated.  With all of that said, I am feeling “better.”  I put better in quotes because that is a term I use sparingly.  It is hard for me to say I’m “better” because I don’t want to jinx myself.  I also want people to understand that “better” in my CF vocabulary is more of a “better than I was” and/or “better for now.”  I don’t say that in a woe is me or with a grim tone at all.  It is to show the reality of my life with CF.  I embrace every “feeling better” day and do everything that I can on those days.   Continue reading