Katie Malik

Having toured in Europe and North America as an opera singer, Katie Malik is living a life that most people would be envious of. But, as she has CF, it hasn’t come easy for her. In this interview we delve into how two of her passions – singing and yoga (she’s also a yoga instructor … Continue reading Katie Malik

Tim Wotton

45 year old Tim Wotton is living proof that it is possible to lead a fulfilling and successful life with cystic fibrosis and cystic fibrosis related diabetes (CFRD). He is the award winning author of ‘How Have I Cheated Death?’, a must read book for everyone in the CF community, and indeed for anyone who … Continue reading Tim Wotton

Doug Porter

When Australian Doug Porter was born, the average life expectancy for people with CF was 13 years old. 47 years later, Doug Porter is still going strong. In this interview, Doug shares with us how he defied the odds by living so much longer than expected, and how he managed to have a successful career … Continue reading Doug Porter

Joe Tonge

Not only does Joe Tonge, a hairdresser from Southend in Essex, manage to fit in his cystic fibrosis treatment with full time work, he also manages to find time to compete as a body builder. As one of the CF Trust’s ‘Activity Unlimited Ambassadors’, Joe aims to inspire other people with CF to help manage … Continue reading Joe Tonge

Joe Dexter

Having CF and living the rock’n’roll lifestyle are two things that you wouldn’t normally associate together. Joe Dexter manages to combine both though as the lead singer and bass guitarist of punk band Orange. In this interview Joe talks us through some of his experiences of life on the road and how he manages to … Continue reading Joe Dexter

Jago Hartland

Leading an active life has helped teenager Jago Hartland manage his CF and minimize its symptoms. He’s had his struggles along the way, including collapsed lungs, but it’s not stopped him from living the life he wants to live. In this article Jago talks, amongst other things, about his exercise regime, the positive effect an … Continue reading Jago Hartland