Super excited to have an essay in the NY Times Modern Love column. Click here to read it online. The essay will also be in the print version of the Sunday edition.
As for the writing itself, I don’t know what there is to say. Transplant, CF, and all such things take a toll on everyone involved, and the caretakers are never given enough credit. Just because they’re not the ones with the diseased lungs doesn’t mean things are easier for them.
If you’re new to the site, first off, hello! Secondly, here are some links to similar CF- and transplant-related things I have written.