“It will never rain roses: When we want to have more roses, we must plan more roses.” – George Elliot We have always tried to stay positive even in the toughest of times. Cystic fibrosis has taken a huge mental toll on my entire family, but especially my two children with the disease. Our lives continue to be a work in progress. We focus on the good, which we have a lot of. This is a battle that we refuse to lose. As a result of the challenge in front of us, we found a strength that we never knew existed.