Cystic Fibrosis hurts the sufferer and the family.
The effects can be devastating.
The burden of guilt overwhelming.
When one member of a family has an incurable disease, the effects can range from being over protective to complete denial. The situation can cause the family unit to disintegrate.
Clare has to accept that her marriage is crumbling. She also has to learn to let her daughter take control of her own health.
Hannah needs to find a way of becoming independent and coping with her illness, but at the same time does not want to hurt her mother.
Mike has been pretending that there is nothing wrong with his daughter. In the process he had closed down his emotional side, not wanting to expose himself to pain.
Edward the older brother has been the strong supportive one, but he cracks under the strain, the question is will someone notice and pick up the pieces in time.