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My first blog!

Hello Everyone! 

For a long time now I have been meaning to start a blog focusing on my cystic fibrosis and how I cope with living my life despite the challenges it gives me! So finally here I am with my first blog, I apologise for the look of it, I'm not a computer whizz and very good at photoshop or coding so this is the best I could do! If anyone fancies helping me out to make a more professional looking blog I would really appreciate it! 


Anyway on this blog I am to provide a place for people who are interested to read about the ins and outs of my cystic fibrosis, my bucket list adventures and my journey to getting a double lung transplant! 


I aim to educate, entertain and inspire through this blog, I hope you enjoy it! 


Holly 

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