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The Silent Grief Of Secret Illness

Illness is intensely personal, but it never affects the person diagnosed alone. Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   05.6.19   |   SHARE
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How To Cope If Chronic Illness Is Harming Your Relationship Or Love Life

Even if your body is weak from cancer, chronic illness, or injury, you can cultivate a strong love. Read...
Kimberly Pryor Wilkes of Your Tango    |   04.23.19   |   SHARE
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There are both grand and trite lessons one learns with a chronic illness.

I’m Diabetic, And Sometimes I Don’t Care

There are both grand and trite lessons one learns with a chronic illness. We all want to reason with illness but we can’t. Read...
Dallas Athent    |   08.6.18   |   SHARE
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My Chronic Illness Left Me Broke And Homeless, So Meditation Is My Medication

It’s real sticky-wicked to have your body become unpredictable and tortuously painful. So here I am. Homeless. Meditation is my medication. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   03.16.18   |   SHARE
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Send This Terminally Ill Teen A Card; Make His Birthday Wish Come True

Even as he is dying, Jacob is a better human than most people. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.23.17   |   SHARE
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Beyond Before & After: So You Have The Plague-Cold? 10 Ways To Fight Back

So far, nothing I’ve done has cured us, but I do have some pointers regardless. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.5.16   |   SHARE
“Can you do another blood test, or maybe an x-ray?” I asked. I could not wrap my head around why I would be short of breath all the time if nothing was wrong. He looked at my husband and rolled his eyes.

I Went To 3 Doctors Before Finding Someone Who Believed In My Illness

When there is a preconception that women exaggerate or are “hysterical,” then it follows that they won’t be listened to as carefully as men, or that Read...
Hally Thornton    |   09.28.16   |   SHARE
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At the time, no one could tell me why I was suddenly visiting the ER on a monthly basis. Image: Thinkstock

Having A Rough Childhood Can Affect Your Health As An Adult

Prescribe, refer, repeat — that was the drill for several years. It wasn’t until I started to explore the impact of childhood adversity that I saw Read...
Diana-Ashley Krach    |   06.28.16   |   SHARE
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