illness

How To Cope If Chronic Illness Is Harming Your Relationship Or Love Life

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Even if your body is weak from cancer, chronic illness, or injury, you can cultivate a strong love.

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

There are both grand and trite lessons one learns with a chronic illness.

There are both grand and trite lessons one learns with a chronic illness. We all want to reason with illness but we can’t.

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My Chronic Illness Left Me Broke And Homeless, So Meditation Is My Medication

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It’s real sticky-wicked to have your body become unpredictable and tortuously painful. So here I am. Homeless. Meditation is my medication.

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Send This Terminally Ill Teen A Card; Make His Birthday Wish Come True

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Even as he is dying, Jacob is a better human than most people.

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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.

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World AIDS Day: A Look At How Far We've Come Since 1988

In 1988, when AIDS was still a newly discovered health condition, it was a death sentence.

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

“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.

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 they won’t be believed.

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

“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.

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 they won’t be believed.

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Having A Rough Childhood Can Affect Your Health As An Adult

At the time, no one could tell me why I was suddenly visiting the ER on a monthly basis. Image: Thinkstock

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 the big picture, and it began to make sense.

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How Waking Up Next To My New Girlfriend Covered In Sh*t Changed Me

My sickness bought us closer and helped me embrace my new, totally unexpected relationship. Image: Abby Dawson.

[CN: emetophobia] I look up at Hannah with bulging eyes and my hands covering my mouth. We have a bit of a shituation. “Han, I am so sorry."

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